The piped natural gas (PNG) project at Aurangabad entailing an investment of Rs 40 billion, will be having its Bhoomipoojan ceremony on  March 2, 2022 at Marathwada Sanskrutik Mandal Ground. The proposed 218 kms long PNG pipeline will be covering areas including Shrigonda, Ahmednagar, Nevasa Phata, Gangapur, Waluj, Beed Bypass, and Shendra. The project is scheduled to be completed by March 2025. The pipeline will be commissioned in a year and is also expected to bring about significant social as well as economic transformation in Aurangabad and Marathwada region.