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Who we are

The Association of CGD Entities (ACE) is a not-for-profit company established under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, With the primary mission of promoting and advancing the City Gas Distribution (CGD) sector in India. Founded on December 30, 2020, and headquartered in Delhi, ACE brings together a consortium of visionary entities committed to the advancement of the CGD industry. The founding members of ACE include Adani Total Gas Ltd, Gujarat Gas Ltd. AG&P Pratham, THINK Gas Distribution Pvt. Ltd., Torrent Gas Private Limited, Megha Gas Distribution Pvt. Ltd., Unison Enviro Pvt. Ltd.(A unit of MGL), Haryana City Gas (KC Enterprise) Pvt. Ltd, and IRM Energy Limited.

Our objectives

  1. To promote, aid, help, encourage, develop, protect and secure the interests of the companies involved in the City Gas Distribution (CG) in India and other related entities.
  2. To promote awareness about the latest developments in the GD industry and to disseminate knowledge amongst its members and the general public regarding such development.
  3. To provide for the members a place of meeting so as to enable them to work in consensus to achieve common goals for the overall betterment of their industry and to have a common platform/ forum at which they may air their grievances and arrive at solutions.
  4. To take up the matters relating to the GD sector with the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India (PNGRB) and the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) taking into consideration the common concerns of the CGD entities.
  5. To make representations and interact with various Central and State Government departments, agencies and undertakings like Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Railways, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Oil marketing and Gas transmission companies etc. on common issues faced by the CGD entities.
  6. To partner with other bodies / associations for effective advocacy, supporting platforms for effective discussions on various issues.
  7. To provide a platform to exchange different ideas that can help GD sector to innovate and adopt best practices for speedy implementation of the projects.
  8. To promote the growth of friendly relations amongst the members and amongst persons engaged in setting up the CGD networks in various locations in India and especially to encourage co-operation among the members so as to maximize mutual benefits.
  9. To undertake such studies as may be required to evolve best practices for the industry such that the CGD Operations in India are benchmarked to the best in the world.
  10. To protect all its members from persons or entities who carry on unfair and/or unethical practices or who discredit the CGD industry.
  11. To actively participate on the matters of Climate Change Initiatives and dialogues and Energy Conservation Initiatives so as to put forth Industry’s views on the same.

Overview of CGD sector

Our governance

Chairman

Shri Atanu Chakraborty

ACE

Core Members

Shri Amitava Sengupta

THINK Gas Distribution Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Manoj Jain

Torrent Gas Ltd.

Shri Suresh Manglani

Adani Total Gas Ltd.

Shri Abhilesh Gupta

AG&P Pratham

Shri Devendra Agarwal

Gujarat Gas Ltd.

Shri Venkatesh Palimpati

Megha Gas Distribution Pvt. Ltd.

Associate Members

Shri Mukund Chandak

Unison Enviro Pvt. Ltd.(A unit of MGL)

Shri Rahul Chopra

Haryana City Gas (KC Enterprise) Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Karan Kaushal

IRM Energy Ltd.

Deputy Director General

Shri Kedar Kaushik

ACE

Our vision

To make Natural Gas, the cleaner fuel, preferred choice for household and transportation sector in India by ensuing cooperation & collaboration amongst stakeholders and promoting innovation & best practices in the industry.

Our mission

Association of CGD Entities (ACE) works towards creating a conducive and sustainable environment for development of CGD Sector resulting in faster proliferation of PNG & CNG across country, by sensitising various stakeholders including Governments and Regulators, through advisory and consultative processes.

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