IGL Shuts Outlets as Demand Fall Amidst Corona Lockdowns
- Journalist: Timothy Greene
CNG retail firm Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL), shut nearly two third of its outlets located in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad as most vehicles went off-road as the central government imposed lockdown measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus in India. The company will operate its 55 retail outlets located in Delhi-NCR region to satisfy the limited demand from the automotive sector during the lockdown spanning the period from March 23, 2020, till March 31, 2020, primarily to meet the requirements of emergency vehicles and the ones involved in essential services. IGL has some 155 self-operated CNG stations in the National Capital Territory, of the 55 operational CNG stations, 44 are located in Delhi, 5 in Ghaziabad, 5 in Noida and 1 in Gurugram. However, CNG services in Petrol Pumps and Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) depots will remain operational as per the requirements of the fleet. Moreover, the supply of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) to household kitchens will be unaffected with 24x7 support from control room in case of any queries through customer care support.