Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has appointed Imran Munyar as its new managing director (MD).
According to the SSGC spokesperson, the approval of the appointment of Imran Munyar was given by the board of directors.
It is pertinent to mention here that that for the first time in the last five years, a permanent MD has been deputed at SSGC.
After an abundance of consumers filed complaints against over-billing by SSGC in gas utility charges, last week, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had authorized Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP) to inspect meter readings and determine if there’s a discrepancy.
Earlier, The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) had received funds amounting to Rs 662.693 million to provide natural gas to 40 villages and localities of Balochistan province during the last five years.
According to reports, the funds had been provided under the Sustainable Development Goals Achievement Programme.
The villages gasification project cost was around Rs763.659 million, in which the company’s share stood at Rs140.594 million and the Government of Pakistan share Rs 623.065 million.
Out of the received Rs 662.693 funds, an estimated amount of Rs 241.627 million had utilized on laying the pipeline network.
The company has so far had provided gas to eight villages, while rest of 32 schemes would be tentatively completed by June 2020.