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National Gas Grid

Topics Covered:

  1. Infrastructure- energy.


National Gas Grid


What to study?

For Prelims: National Gas Grid- objectives, need and significance.


Context: The Union Government has envisaged the development of the National Gas Grid.


The objectives of the National Gas Grid are:

  1. To remove regional imbalance within the country with regard to access for natural gas and provide clean and green fuel throughout the country.
  2. To connect gas sources to major demand centres and ensure availability of gas to consumers in various sectors.
  3. Development of City Gas Distribution Networks in various cities for the supply of CNG and PNG.



The National Gas Grid together with providing gas connections to households will provide better infrastructure for automobiles using gas. The National Gas Grid will also aid in renewing of the fertilizer sector and also give a boost to the Power and Automotive sector