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MEIL bags 15 projects across 9 states in 11th CGD bidding round

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  • PNGRB had launched the 11th CGD bidding round on September 17, 2021 for 65 geographical areas spread across 215 districts in 19 states
  • MEIL had bid for 43 GAs

New Delhi: Megha Engineering & Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has bagged 15 city gas distribution (CGD) projects across nine states in the 11th CGD bidding round, the company said in a statement on Friday. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) had launched the 11th CGD bidding round on September 17, 2021 for 65 geographical areas spread across 215 districts in 19 states. “In response, MEIL had bid for 43 GAs. MEIL has emerged as the successful bidder for the highest number of geographical areas (GA) across India winning bids for 15 geographical areas,” the company said.

MEIL to execute CGD projects in these states

The states where the projects are to be executed are Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh, MEIL said.

The statement said that the scope of work under the city gas distribution (CGD) project includes constructing city gate stations or mother stations, laying the main pipeline and distribution pipelines besides installing CNG stations.

The CGD aims at promoting green fuel (natural gas) like piped natural gas (PNG) for households and industries (for domestic or industrial consumption) and also compressed natural gas (CNG) used as fuel for vehicles and the automobile industry. In the 10th round of bidding for CGD projects, MEIL was awarded 3 GAs in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Hyderabad-based MEIL is among the major infrastructure companies in India, having a presence in about 10 countries.

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