GAIL awards major contracts for Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga


GAIL India has placed orders for another 400-km of pipeline of the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga natural gas pipeline project that will take the fuel to eastern India.

State-run gas utility company said in a statement in New Delhi today that the orders for pipeline from Dobhi in Bihar to Durgapur in West Bengal has been placed. With these awards, pipe supply orders for 2,100 km of the Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project have been placed.

The prestigious 2,655 km long JHBDPL project, also known as the ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ project will originate at Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh will pass through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand,West Bengal and Odisha.GAIL Chairman and Managing Director B C Tripathi said the project will cost Rs 12,940 crore and is targeted to be completed by 2019.

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