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PM Modi to lay foundation of Paradip Hyderabad and Bokaro-Dhamra pipeline project

Narendra Modi would flag-off scores of projects amounting Rs 14,523 crore in Odisha

GN Bureau | December 21, 2018


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Prime minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation of Paradip Hyderabad pipeline product project (PHPL) by IOCL and Bokaro-Angul section of Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra gas pipeline project (PM Urja Ganga) being executed by GAIL on Dec 24 in Odisha. 

While highlighting the 1212 km long Paradip–Hyderabad product pipeline, Pradhan said PHPL is being built by IOCL at a sanctioned cost of Rs 3,800 crore which is capable of transporting 4.5 million metric tonnes per annum of petrol, diesel, kerosene and aviation turbine fuel (ATF).  The pipeline originates at Paradip and traverses through three States - Odisha (329 Km), Andhra Pradesh (723 Km) and Telangana (160 Km) before terminating at Hyderabad. It has delivery cum pumping stations at Behrampur, Vizag, Rajahmundry and Vijaywada. Apart from creating employment during its construction, the PHPL will also ensure efficient transportation of petroleum products across the three states and further cement Paradip’s position as an energy hub of eastern India.
 
Pradhan said the 667 Km long Bokaro-Angul pipeline sections of the landmark Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra pipeline project (PM Urja Ganga) is being executed by GAIL at a cost of Rs 3,437 crore. The pipeline is a part of the landmark Pradhan MantriUrja Ganga project and traverses 367 Km across 5 districts in Odisha and 360 Km across 6 districts in Jharkhand.
 
Modi would flag-off scores of projects amounting Rs 14,523 crore in Odisha. The investment is a continuation of the special focus on the state by the centre the Prime Minister’s vision of Purvodaya which envisions rapid socio-economic development in states like Odisha to unleash their true potential and bring them at par with the most developed States in the country.
 

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