Dharmendra Pradhan reaches out to Odisha with PM’s energy lifeline

Dharmendra Pradhan reaches out to Odisha with PM’s energy lifeline

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan brought PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Urja Ganga’, an energy lifeline for eastern India, to his home state Odisha on Saturday by kicking off work on city gas networks in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

The networks will help clean up the air in these populous cities by piping clean cooking fuel to households and supplying CNG to automobiles. The networks will be laid by state-run gas utility GAIL at an investment of Rs 1,750 crore -Rs 1,000 crore in Bhubaneswar and Rs 750 crore in Cuttack.

The networks will bring these two Odisha cities at par with Delhi and Mumbai in terms of developing less polluting gas-based transport system. The networks will also create thousands of direct and indirect employment in the two cities. Read More…

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