PM Narendra Modi hails gas pipeline under Brahmaputra
PM Narendra Modi hailed the major milestone in the Northeast Gas Grid project with the construction of a 24-inch-diameter natural gas pipeline through the HDD method under the Brahmaputra River.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the major milestone in the Northeast Gas Grid project with the construction of a 24-inch-diameter natural gas pipeline through the HDD method under the Brahmaputra River today.
Sharing a tweet by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas about setting a record for the longest hydrocarbon pipeline river crossing in Asia and the second-longest in the world, the Prime Minister tweeted: ”Exemplary!”
According to sources, the natural gas pipeline will link Jorhat and Majuli, marking a significant milestone in constructing the Northeast Gas Grid to connect the Northeast to the national gas grid. With the completion of the Brahmaputra HDD, Indradhanush Gas Grid Ltd. has achieved more than 71 percent physical progress on the Northeast Gas Grid Project.
The length of the pipeline across the main water channel of the Brahmaputra river is 4080 metres. The total cost of the project is Rs 9265 crore.
Indradhanush Gas Grid Ltd. is a joint venture between IOCL, ONGC, GAIL, and OIL. It is implementing the North East Gas Grid Project connecting the major cities and demand centres on the Northeast with the National Gas Grid.