#Gas4India: a Campaign to Promote Use Natural Gas in the Country [ Current Affairs ]

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Dharmendra Pradhan the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas has recently launched #Gas4India campaign to encourage and spread awareness about the use of natural gas in the country.

  • In this regard Dharmendra Pradhan has launched website, Twitter handle, Facebook page and Theme song of the campaign in New Delhi.

Key Facts

  • Gas4India is a joint campaign of cross-country, multimedia, multi-event to promote the use of natural gas in the country to switch over gas-based economy.
  • It is mainly based on the national, social, economic and ecological benefits by using natural gas as the fuel of choice for every citizen.
  • In this regard to support this campaign public and private sector will encourage the use of natural gas.
  • The campaign will run online as well as offline to connect with customers via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and its official blogsite, offline events.
  • Along with this Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas has announced three new LNG terminals with abroad and long-term contracts to confirm unhindered supply with reasonable prices.

About natural gas:

  • Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture of methane, higher alkanes and small amount of carbon dioxide nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.
  • It is cleanest fossil fuel.
  • Difference between Natural gas and other fuel cost.
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Benefits to use natural gas:

  • Natural gas appliances operate with less money than electric appliances.
  • Natural gas appliances work even without electricity.
  • Since the natural gas system is underground, outages are rare.
  • Faster than electric appliances.
  • It doesn’t have any bad impact on environment.
  • Highly efficient.
Benefits of Natural gas

Benefits of Natural gas

Benefits of Natural gas

- Published on: September 8, 2016