VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district collector Babu A called on Ch Siva and Mahalakshmi, who switched over to piped natural gas (PNG) supply, at their residence in Satyanarayanapuram here Sunday.
Lauding their decision, the collector said that the PNG is environment-friendly and safe. He claimed that he is making efforts to ensure that all households in the city have PNG supply for which a consumer has to shell out `5,000 towards registration with Bhagyanagar Gas Limited. They do not have to pay installation fee but only for the gas they use and there is no need for booking refills like LPG cylinder, since PNG is available round-the-clock, he informed.
Bhagyanagar Gas Limited senior manager Venkatesh said that they laid gas pipelines from Pamula Kalva to Moghulrapuram in Vijayawada and are ready to provide connection in Singhnagar, Muthyalampadu, Satyanarayanapuram, Bavajipet, Lakshminagar, Hanumanpet, Old Government Hospital, Devinagar and Ramakrishnagar areas.
Those interested in taking PNG supply can contact 7036518964 or 0866-6515986 or 0866-2572522. The office is located inside the old bus station on MG Road opposite police control room.
Babu for Delhi to Attend UPSC Meet
Vijayawada: District collector Babu A on Sunday left for Delhi to take part in a training programme on Monday for conducting civil services preliminary exam on August 23. Vijayawada is one among the three cities in Andhra Pradesh to hold the exam. The meeting will be convened by the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) wherein the collectors would be briefed about the necessary preparations that they have to made for the successful conduct of the exam and the precautions that students need to take for the test.