61% of SKR residents provided with natural gas
As he explained, 13.7 billion tenge was allocated in 2016 for the gasification. As a result, 300 settlements with population of 1 million 755 thousand 306 citizens are provided with natural gas. Construction of 9 projects will be completed by the end of the year.
In addition, at the expense of the regional budget the project documentation is being developed in 47 settlements. The work is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2017.
If the construction work is completed in time, 1 million 855 thousand people living in 357 villages will be provided with natural gas. This represents 65.3% of the population.
At the same time, in 2017-2020 years the work on gasification of 383 settlements with 960 thousand people will be taken under control.
Source: Kazakhstan 2050