Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has initiated construction work of a city gas station at Pichanur near Madukkarai. The work comes under the city gas distribution (CGD) project to supply piped natural gas (PNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) in Coimbatore.

As per reports, after the construction of the station CGD Coimbatore is expected to provide 0.9 million PNG connections and 273 CNG stations in a period of eight years. Meanwhile, the gas supply at Coimbatore will be provided by GAIL (India) Ltd through its Kochi-Koottanad-Bengaluru-Mangaluru pipeline.

Reportedly, the work is expected to completed by end of March 2021.