Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textile industry in Pak's Punjab to get 5-day gas supply
Textile industry in Pak's Punjab to get 5-day gas supply
23
Mar '12
The supply of gas to textile industries in Punjab province would be increased from the current three days to five days a week from March 26, 2012, Pakistan's Minister for Petroleum Dr. Asim Hussain has announced.

The Federal Minister agreed that the textile industry in Punjab had suffered loss in terms of production, exports and jobs since the onset of the winter season due to shortage of gas.

Dr. Hussain said the increase in temperature and induction of about 225 mmcfd of gas into the system has enabled him to raise the gas supply, which would in turn, help in increasing exports and generating new employment opportunities.

He said the gas supply situation would be better this year compared to 2011 and the Ministry would try to provide gas seven days a week to the textile industry in Punjab as it had suffered the most due to gas shortage.

He added that there would be addition of another 1000 mmcfd of gas to the system by 2013, which would further ease the shortage of gas in the country.

He informed that the Government is making efforts to remove energy shortages by importing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as well as by increasing domestic supplies.

He revealed that the Government is also mulling on an offer by India to provide LNG by laying a 25-30 km pipeline. However, a decision on the matter would be taken after the publication of the negative list for India, which would contain the list of items that cannot be traded, he added.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Li & Fung

Textiles | On 29th Mar 2017

Li & Fung introduces new 3-year plan 2017-2019

Li & Fung Limited has outlined its next Three-Year Plan (2017-2019)...

Courtesy: Carrington

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Carrington Workwear signs JV with TMG Textiles

Carrington Workwear, one of the largest producers of workwear fabrics ...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Jabong launches Aeropostale on its platform

Jabong has added leading American high-street fashionwear brand,...

Interviews View All

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Shiladitya K Joshi
Truetzschler India Private Limited

India ITME provides a platform to interact with our stakeholders

C Kamatchisundaram
Voltas

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search