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Union Oil Min launches IGL prepaid smart card for CNG consumers

New Delhi, October 11, 2017: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday launched the prepaid smart card (Retail and Fleet) for CNG consumers here.

Pradhan said it will be easily available and benefit common man in saving time in transactions at the CNG stations.

“This is an important step taken by GAIL and IGL for making life easy for residents of Delhi. The initiative is part of Digital India Campaign envisaged by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take country forward with the help of technology,” said the Union Minister, adding that his Ministry is making every effort to use technology and methods to provide time saving and easily accessible customer service to consumers.

Referring to the challenge of environmental pollution, Pradhan said answer to Delhi’s pollution lies in migrating its power plants, industrial units besides domestic and transport usages to clean fuel.

“The Government is firm in its commitment to provide clean CNG and PNG for cooking and transport at customer’s convenience to promote Gas Based Economy,” added Pradhan.

Pradhan also distributed smart cards to some of the fleet as well as retail customers of IGL. He also saw demonstration of smart cards transaction after fuel dispensing at the CNG station.

Delhi MP Manoj Kumar Tiwari and Parvesh Verma, Chairman and Managing Director, GAIL (India) Ltd BC Tripathi, Managing Director, IGL, ES Ranganathan, senior officials, transporters and CNG customers were among those who were present in the launch ceremony of the cards.

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