Published:  12:46 AM, 17 May 2018

74,059 illegal gas lines cut off in April


Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited (TGTDC) has disconnected a total of 74,059 illegal gas connections including 17 industries, 28 commercials gas lines in different drives across the country in April  this year.

The gas distribution company claimed that Titas has been conducting special drives to detect and terminate the illegal connections across the country. Divisional Vigilance Team of the company has disconnected the gas lines of M/s Kazi Joy Chemical in Gazipur and finned Tk one lakh for using illegal gas on April 16, 2018. 

Manager (Public Relation) of the company Golam Mostafa issued a press statement on Wednesday in this regard.
The press statement said that, on April 18, 2018, the team also disconnected the gas lines of M/s Protik Ceramics at Dhamrai in Savar and fined one lakh for using booster without permission of the company.

The gas lines of M/s Fur Ceramics of Gazipur, M/s Top Jeans Limited of Uttarkhan, M/s New Prince of Wage Bekary of Laxmibazar and M/s Sadia Food Products of Pallabi in Mirpur were cut off for using booster without permission during April.

The team also disconnected the gas lines of M/s Nahar Corporation at Fatulla in Narayangong on April 8, M/s Amir Engineering of Mir Hazirbag on April 10, M/s Sakura Steel of Uttar Jatrabari on April 11, M/s Mumin Traders of Dhaka on April 12, M/s MSM Products (Industry and Captive) of Hemayetpur on April 22, M/s Dhaka CNG on April 26 for arrears.

The task force detached the illegal gas connections to these organizations and industries under the Bangladesh Gas Law-2010. The state-owned distribution authorities also urged all for avoiding the use of illegal gas connections and unauthorized gas uses.

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