|SSGC Golden Jubilee (1954-2004)||
|Date of Issue (July 24, 2004)||
Sui Southern Gas Company limited is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year (2004). Over the past 50 years, the Company has made momentous progress and has brought the fruits of clean, low-cost and environment-friendly natural gas within the reach of over 1.7 million domestic, commercial and industrial customers all over Sindh and Balochistan. As a result, the Company has emerged as a leading fully integrated utility company that continues to play a major role in fuelling national progress.
Pakistan Post Office is pleased to present a beautifully designed postage stamp to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Sui Southern Gas Company.
In its Golden Jubilee Year, SSGC is honoured to provide natural gas to the people of Ziarat through the Ziarat Gas Supply project at a cost of Rs. 370 million. This stamp issue brings into focus the Ziarat Juniper Forest, where some trees are over 4,000 years old and are a valuable national heritage. The Company has been making concerted efforts to protect and preserve this wealth. This commemorative stamp underscores the concern that SSGC has for the environment and highlights the steps it is taking to conserve the nation's natural wealth.
at a Glance
Today, half a century of professionalism and progress has made the SSGC one of the largest integrated natural gas transmission and distribution companies in Pakistan, serving the entire Southern region of the country, comprising the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan.
in the Future
Some highlights of the action plan:
in Financial Performance
In Customer Service
For speedy and efficient handling of customers'complaints, queries and suggestions, SSGC has developed Customer Facilitation Centers in all major towns and large population centres that provide fast and efficient response to customers'queries and complaints.
Company is also introducing innovative Pre-paid Gas Meters for convenience
of customers. Pre-paid meters offer such facilities as advance payment
and flexible payment and allow people to manage gas consumption at their
all, technology brings greater benefits to customers. For example, all
SSGC meter reading is now carried out through hand-held computers - saving
valuable time and minimizing errors.
computerized billing system prints bills through the online network in
the entire franchise areas.
SSGC is set to become the most IT enabled Company in the country. Realizing
the need for integration of IT into core business processes, the Information
Technology Department is rendering strong support to SSGC.
key initiative of this department is the implementation of the Geographic
Information System - a computer-based system that effectively provides
forecasting data for further strategy development.
the efficiency of business processes is another priority area for SSGC.
An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software integrates all departments
and functions on to a single computer network.
its technological edge, SSGC has signed a comprehensive enterprise agreement,
with Microsoft - the only such agreement by a public sector utility company
Since the pipeline network forms the backbone of SSGC's operations, special steps have been taken towards ensuring maximum efficiency, such as PL Studio simulation software, which accurately simulates the large and complex pipeline network, driving higher performance, efficiency and financial viability of new projects.
Its Health & Safety and Environment (HSE) management system ensures that the standards, processes and procedures needed to achieve safe operations are identified, implemented and maintained.
Response Centers (ERCS)
Corporate Social Responsibility
company has always been committed in its obligation towards community
development of the areas where it is operating. These include:
Expansion of transmission and distribution network for enhancement of
gas supply to power plants, industries and commercial sector including
supply of gas to previously deprived areas in the domestic sector.
support services and environmental protection initiatives to meet the
national and social responsibilities as a good corporate citizen.
Sui Southern Gas Company.
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