New Delhi: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister
Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singhm with demands for liberal allocation of gas for power projects
in the state.
"Punjab is farthest from coalfields so we should get liberal gas allocation for power plants in the state," Badal told reporters.
Badal met Singh at the latter`s office in Parliament this afternoon.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had met
Petroleum Minister Murli Deora yesterday and urged him to
allocate 4.5 million metric standard cubic meter gas per day
at the government administrative price from the National Gas
Grid via Dadri-Nangal pipeline for the proposed 1000 MW
gas-based power plant being set up at Ropar.