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  • 20 May, 2020

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Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga

Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga

Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project is also known as Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga. The 2,655 km project aims to connect the eastern states to the national gas grid.

  • Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal are the beneficiary states.
  • The project will usher Industrial development in East India by supplying environmentally clean natural gas to fertiliser and power plant, refineries, steel plants and other industries.
  • It also provides clean energy to households and transportation in the cities en-route the pipeline.
  • State-run gas utility GAIL India has recently placed orders for 400-km of pipeline.

Source: PIB

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