PM to lay Foundation Pipeline Product Projects in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, will lay foundation of Paradip Hyderabad Pipeline Product Project (PHPL) by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd and Bokaro-Angul section of Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline Project (PM Urja Ganga) by Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) on 24th December 2018 during his visit to Odisha.

The 1212-km long Paradip–Hyderabad Product Pipeline is being built by IOC Ltd at a sanctioned cost of 3,800 crores. It is capable of transporting 4.5 MMTPA of petrol, diesel, kerosene and Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF). The pipeline originates at Paradip and traverses through three States - Odisha (329 km), Andhra Pradesh (723 km) and Telangana (160 km) before terminating at Hyderabad. The pipeline has delivery cum pumping stations at Behrampur, Vizag, Rajahmundry and Vijaywada. The PHPL project will be not only generating employment during its construction, but also ensure efficient transpor tation of petroleum products across the three States and fur ther cement Paradip's position as an energy hub of eastern India.

The 667-km long Bokaro-Angul pipeline sections of the landmark Jagdishpur-Haldia -Bokaro-Dhamra Pipeline Project (PM Urja Ganga) is being built by the Gas Authority of India Limited at a sanctioned cost of 3,437 crores. The pipeline is a part of the landmark Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project and traverses 367 Km across 5 districts in Odisha and 360 km across 6 districts in Jharkhand.