Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday reviewed pipeline projects worth about eight thousand crore rupees under various stages of implementation by oil and gas companies. Pitching for Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Mr Pradhan called for complete indigenisation in these projects.
The Ministry in a statement said that project work along the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga, JHBDPL pipeline, has resumed in full swing post lockdown. It is gearing up to connect Eastern India with the West to Central natural gas pipeline corridor for boosting gas-based economy in the country.
The statement said, Indian Oil is implementing 1,450-kilometre long natural gas pipeline project in southern India, with a project cost of over six thousand crore rupees. It has an approximate 1.65 Lakh Metric Tonnes steel pipes manufacturing potential in India at a cost of over two thousand crore rupees in line with the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
The Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited., natural gas pipeline grid being developed in the north-east, will ensure uninterrupted supply of natural gas to all the eight north-eastern states.