On December 15, 2020, GAIL Gas commenced sale of compressed natural gas (CNG) at ITI-1 company owned-company operated (COCO) CNG station in Bangalore. The engineering and project management consultancy services (EPMC) for the project have been provided by MECON Limited.
Reportedly, this is 20th CNG station for which the EPMC services have been provided by the company to GAIL Gas Limited. In February 2020, GAIL Gas Limited had announced plans to set up 40 new CNG stations in Bengaluru and its outskirts, in addition to the existing 16 stations already operationalised by the company in the city.
The new stations have been planned at various locations across the city, including ITI-Dooravani Nagar, Banashankari, Thanisandra, Yelahanka, Hennur, Old Madras Road, Dasarahalli, Immadihalli, Budigere, Samedhanahalli, Nayandahalli, Rammurthy Nagar, Jalahalli, Mahadevapura and Harapanahalli.