Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and GAIL (India) Limited have signed an agreement for construction of two compressed natural gas (CNG) mother stations at Gardnibagh and Transport Nagar in Patna. The proposed mother stations will supply natural gas to CNG stations in Bypass, Patna City, Bakhtiyarpur, Fatuha, Barh, Bariya and other areas in the East Patna through pipeline. Moreover, each station will have the capacity to fill gas in more than 8,000 vehicles per day.
The soil testing work is likely to be completed by March 2023 and construction work is likely to commence by April 2023.
Besides, six more CNG stations near Phulwarisharif, Mithapur, Zero Mile, Bikram, Maner and Toll Plaza located in the bypass are likely to be operational by September 2023.