SNGPL allocates Rs 38 million to assist in combat against COVID-19

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th Apr, 2020. 03:49 pm

The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) allocated Rs 38 million for the support of governmental efforts to curb spread of coronavirus.

SNGPL Board  directed the company to deposit Rs 19 million in the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund

SNGPL committed Rs 19 million to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for the procurement of medical supplies to fight the virus.

The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) already deposited an amount of Rs 53 million in Fund for Pandemic.

Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has released an amount of Rs10 million for four districts of Sindh.

Pakistan State Oil (PSO) also extended support of Rs 50 million in the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund with an aim to extend financial assistance.

Both gas utilities, SNGPL and SSGCL undertaken immediate measures to facilitate the people during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The SNGPL Bill App, recently launched by company, is helping the public to view their gas bills and pay the same through the mobile application.

The same mobile App will made available by the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) soon.

Moreover, gas bills of next crucial months could be paid through three easy installments amid the COVID-19 crisis.

In addition to above, the prices of Petroleum products have already reduced by Rs 15 per liter to provide relief to the common man, which part of the economic relief package announced by the PM.

“The Petroleum Division is working round the clock to facilitate public through dedicated teams to ensure supply and availability of gas and oil across the country,” it added.

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