GAIL fast tracks implementation of Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project

The project will usher industrial development in eastern India by supplying environmentally clean natural gas

GN Bureau | December 12, 2017


#PSU   #GAIL   #Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga   #Varanasi   #Bhubaneswar  

 GAIL has awarded a contract for laying 520 km gas pipeline connectivity from Dobhi (Bihar) to Durgapur (West Bengal), including 120 km line to Jamshedpur (Jharkhand). With these awards, major contracts for phase two of the Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra natural gas pipeline (JHBDPL) project have been finalised.

The 2,655 km long JHBDPL project, also known as Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project, will pass through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha.
 
The project will usher industrial development in east India by supplying environmentally clean natural gas to fertilizer and power plant, refineries, steel plants and other Industries, GAIL said. The city gas network laying activity in Varanasi and Bhubaneswar has already commenced and activities in other cities namely Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Cuttack and Kolkata will start by next month. City gas distribution will provide clean fuel to household, transportation and other commercial sectors.
 
CMD, GAIL (India) Ltd, BC Tripathi said, “The project activities of phase-I is under advanced stage of construction which will supply gas to Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Patna & Barauni. GAIL is putting all out efforts to overcome the hindrances and complete the phase-I before the scheduled completion of December, 2018. With the award for pipeline to Durgapur and Jamshedpur, GAIL till date has already awarded contracts over Rs 6,000 crore, covering phase I and II of the project.” 
 

Comments

 

Other News

The ‘not me’ syndrome

While reading down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the supreme court acknowledged the apology that Indian society owes to people with sexual minority identities. This acknowledgement has evoked deep validation amongst people who identify themselves as queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. A

How railways plans to go green

With about 23 million passengers on an average day, the Indian Railways itself is the size of a small country. When India plans to significantly increase the share of renewable energy in its consumption pie, the railways too aims to meet at least 10-15 percent of its energy demand from renewable sources

Railway electrification: Easier said than done

Even as the railways minister Piyush Goyal lays thrust on the 100 percent electrification of entire rail network by 2022, the task cut out for the railways seems to be a strenuous one as it comes with multifarious challenges. Indian Railways has said that it would electrify 38,000 route kilo

A Triumfant meet

Prime minister Modi and president Putin’s meeting at the 19th Indo-Russian summit in New Delhi on October 5 has set a new pace for a ‘special and privileged strategic partnership’ between the two nations. This has come in the aftermath of the Modi-Putin informal meeting at Sochi on May

A space for faith

When the supreme court ruled that women of menstruating age cannot be prevented from going to the Ayyappa shrine in Sabarimala, political parties in Kerala hailed it as a historic victory for gender equality. But now the streets of Kerala are full of men and women protesting against the court order and b

Migrants at a crossroads

For the past fortnight, Gujarat has witnessed an exodus of migrants from Hindi-speaking states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The migrants, mostly of the labouring classes, have been attacked by locals after a 14-month old girl was raped, allegedly by a Bihari whom the police have arrested. The rape survivo

Current Issue

Current Issue

Video

CM Nitish’s convoy attacked in Buxar

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter