GAIL (Gas Authority of India) will set up a pipeline from Surat to Paradip. The pipeline will pass through Nagpur. It will be a big boon for industries located in central India as they will get clean fuel. Apart from Nagpur the pipeline will pass through Wardha, Amravati and Bhandara.
Shortage of coal, gas and break down of power plant machinery forced Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to purchase power from other sources at an extra cost. The company has decided to pass on the extra cost burden to its consumers.