RAWALPINDI: New gas pipeline costing Rs 15 million has been approved for UC-Kotha Kalan and Morgah has been approved.
This pipeline will be 2.5 kilometer long and 6 inches wide. Minister of petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbas has approved this project and now the file has been forwarded to headquarters at Lahore for approval. Gas crisis has reached alarming proportion in Morgah and Kotha Kalan. The gas pipeline through which gas is being supplied to these areas is one and a half inch. New pipeline will be connected with main pipeline Jhelum road. The survey of these areas has been conducted.
The areas of Kotha Kalan and Morgah which are worst affected in the gas crisis are Dhok Mira, Bareen road, Upra more, Band mora and Jari.