Department of Industry, Commerce & Enterprises
Government of West Bengal

Petroleum & Natural Gas (P.N.G.) Branch


  1. Establishment of Greater Calcutta Gas Supply Corporation Ltd. (G.C.G.S.C.L.)
    • Joint Venture between GAIL & GCGSCL signed on 24.07.2018 regarding City Gas Distribution (C.G.D.) Network Project.
    • Coverage : 12 lakh house hold in 5 years
    • Gas availability expected from December, 2020.

  2. Matter related to Petroleum Exploration License (P.E.L.) in favour of ONGC:
    • After more than 60 years of relentless effort in hydrocarbon exploration, finally ONGC discovered commercial hydrocarbon (both oil and gas) from Well from Asoknagar-I in JV-Block WB-ONN-2005/4.
    • Recently PEL has been granted to ONGC from a new Block- BP-ONHP-2018/1.

  3. Funding to Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology (CIPET) Center of Haldia.
    • Budget Allotted – 5 Crore for 2018-19
    • DPR submitted by CIPET – 5 (five) crore 2 (two) thousand 500 (five hundred) only.
    • Chief Engineer, PW Dte., has vetted DPR for an amount of Rs.5,04,56,984/-. The matter is being referred to Finance Department for sanction of the said amount.

  4. Floating Storage & Regasification Unit (FSRU)
    • (FSRU) Project of H.Energy at Digha Basin.
    • They have applied for supply of pipeline gas at West Bengal to MoPNG (Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas ) other than GAIL Area.

Contact Persons

Sl No. Name Designation Contact No. Email
1. Smt. Sumita Bagchi, W.B.C.S.(Exe) Special Secretary


Shri Chandra Sekhar Roy, W.B.S.S.

Deputy Secretary

Shri Tapash Barua, W.B.S.S.

Assistant Secretary