First phase of Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project to be completed before Dec 2018
GAIL (India) Limited has placed pipe laying orders of Rs 780 crs for approx. 530 Kms for pipeline connectivity from Bokaro (in Jharkhand) to Angul (in Odisha) Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project. With these awards, major contracts of the project, i.e. pipe supply and laying contract orders for 2200 Kms have been finalized.
The prestigious 2655 Km long JHBDPL project, also known as the ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ project was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in July 2015. The project is progressing in full swing and first phase of the project will be completed before the scheduled target date of December 2018. GAIL till date has committed over Rs 7400 crs for the project which will pass through the state of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha.
The project will usher Industrial development in eastern part of India by supplying environmentally clean Natural Gas to Fertilizer & Power plant, Refineries, Steel plants and other Industries. Further, the arrival of the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga will provide direct and indirect employment to thousands of people.