Prime Minister dedicates Rs 33,000 crore projects in Begusarai

Modi stresses on the need of establishing a polypropylene unit to spur the era of petrochemicals industry in Bihar

GN Bureau | February 20, 2019


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated a host of developmental projects at Ulao airport in Begusarai, Bihar.

Modi said these projects will fuel the progress of Bihar and the eastern states. He said that Bihar had the potential to play a pivotal role in driving the growth of the country. “The projects dedicated will transform the face of the region and Bihar by ushering economic prosperity, strengthening infrastructure, creating smart cites, environmental friendly ecosystems and better health facilities”, the prime minister said.

 
Modi laid the foundation stone of Barauni Refinery Expansion project, ATF hydro-treating unit (INDjet), augmentation of Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG pipeline and its extension up to Patna and Muzaffarpur and revival of Barauni Fertiliser plant. He stressed on the need of setting up of polypropylene unit to spur the era of petrochemicals industry in Bihar. He lauded the progressive vision of ministry of petroleum and natural gas for coming up with these projects. Strengthening the Make in India initiative, the INDjet unit will use indigenous technology developed by IndianOil and will cater to both civil and military aviation fuel requirements of the eastern India and Nepal. He said the revived fertilizer ammonia urea unit will be gas based which shall provide impetus to farmers in the region.
 
He dedicated to the nation projects on phase one of Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro Dhamra pipeline project (JHBDPL) - Bihar package and city gas distribution (CGD) in Patna as part of Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Yojana. He said the 2,655 km JHBDPL pipeline covering Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal will be crucial in reviving fertilizers units in Barauni, Sindri and Gorakhpur and also supply natural gas for houses and vehicles in Patna, Varanasi, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Kolkata and other cities en route the pipeline. The availability of environment friendly, convenient and economical natural gas will also help in reducing pollution levels. The CGD will supply piped natural gas (PNG) to domestic customers and commercial establishments while compressed natural gas will be supplied for the transport sector through CNG stations.

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