Getting a new gas connection does not seem too much of a deal if you know the right steps to follow. Even when you are getting a new connection from Indraprastha Gas Limited, you need to follow a few simple steps. You can find the entire process listed on the official website of Indraprastha Gas Limited. Unlike LPG cylinders, IGL bill payment is very easy and can be done online through various payment gateways. You can pay the bills through Airtel Payments Bank. Let us look into the steps to get a new connection.
Intimate IGL of your interest
If you have decided to get a new connection from Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), you should get in touch with IGL. If you are within the serviceable area of IGL, you can visit the website and click on the “New Connection” option in the customer zone. Another way to approach IGL is to get in touch with them through the IGL helpline number – 1800 102 5109. It is a toll free number. You can call this number to express your interest in getting a new connection.
Be informed of the marketing agents in your area
Ten different direct marketing agents of IGL handle new PNG connections. For instance, M/s Tata Power DDL handles North Delhi, M/s Feedback Energy Distribution Company Limited handles Central and South Delhi, M/s OOH Advt Services Pvt. Ltd. is in charge of West Delhi and M/s ACE Innovators Pvt. Ltd. is there for East Delhi. Noida and Greater Noida is serviced by M/s Rhino Services. There are 5 more agents who provide services to areas like Ajmer, Ghaziabad and Hapur, Pali, Kanpur, Hamirpur, Fatehpur, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut and Shamli.
You can even collect the contact details of PNG Acquisition Executives for new connections from the website of IGL.
Submit the form with ownership proofs
You would need to submit the form with an ownership proof of your house. You can submit a copy of an electricity bill, a house tax receipt or the first 5 pages of the “Sales Deed”.
You should notice the registration charges
There are a few charges that you need to keep in mind. Let us take a look at them. While you can easily make your monthly IGL bill payment, Gas bill payment, water and other bill payment through the Airtel Payments Bank platform, you need to keep yourself informed of the one-time charges.
Mandatory Security Deposit – You will have to submit the registration form along with an interest-free Security Deposit of Rs. 6000. This amount would be completely refundable either through cheque of through Demand Draft in favour of Indraprastha Gas Limited. The breakup of the security deposit goes like this – Rs. 5000 against installation of the services and Rs. 1000 against gas consumption.
Charges for those residing in government / CPWD / NDMC accommodation –You would need to submit a demand draft of. Rs. 1000 against the interest-free refundable Security Deposit. It is applicable only for those people where the security deposit of Rs. 5000 had already been paid by the parent organisation. In this case, you would even need to submit the allotment letter from the concerned department with a photocopy of the ID card.
The installation process
There would be a survey to evaluate the feasibility of the requested gas connection. After getting necessary permissions from the concerned civic authorities, MDPE would be laid. Vertical piping would be laid to offer connectivity to the registered customers. GI/copper would be fitted post checking. The gas connection would be converted to LPG. You might need to pay extra charges if the pipeline exceeds 15 metres. A second connection on a different floor would be treated as a new connection. You can make IGL bill payment easily.
These are the steps you need to follow to get an Indraprastha gas connection.