Adani Gas Q4 profit up 61 pc at Rs 122 crore

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Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], May 8 (ANI): Power utility major Adani Gas on Friday reported 61 per cent hike in its profit after tax of Rs 122 crore in the January to March quarter compared to Rs 76 crore in the year-ago period. The revenue declined by 1 per cent to Rs 490 crore in Q4 FY20 from Rs 494 crore in Q4 FY19. However, operating earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) moved up by 20 per cent to Rs 168 crore from Rs 140 crore in the same period. The company said that COVID-19 pandemic and consequential nationwide lockdown impacted the current ongoing demand of CNG and PNG by industrial and commercial segments. City gas distribution falls under essential services. Adani Gas said it will ensure that during this period of crisis, the supply of PNG and CNG is maintained without any interruption together with 24 x 7 provision of operation and emergency services and enhanced digital services to our consumers. "It is this commitment to safety, sustainability and core values of nation-building which will be instrumental in overcoming the crisis and we are confident of India's ability to revive its economic growth engine and power up through hard work for the next phase of prosperity for its vast population," said Chairman Gautam Adani. The company's four existing operational geographical areas are at Ahmedabad and Vadodara in Gujarat, Faridabad in Haryana and Khurja in Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)