In a major development, Assam Gas Company Limited has commenced supply of piped natural gas (PNG) to domestic households in Sonai Area, District Cachar, Assam.

Cachar is the first district of middle Assam, lower Assam, north Assam and Barak Valley to have the domestic natural gas supply. Prior to this, only upper Assam districts (south bank of Brahmaputra) had access to domestic natural gas.

Assam Gas Company Limited, is wholly owned by the Government of Assam and carries out all works related to natural gas in India.