State-owned gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd Thursday said it has purchased steel pipes worth Rs 1,100 crore for laying the Barauni-Guwahati gas pipeline, putting on fast track the implementation of the project that will connect the north-east with the national gas grid.
Work on the 729-km pipeline, which will act as a branch line from the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga pipeline project, will commence from December, the company said in a statement here.
GAIL said it has awarded “contract for the purchase of 616 km of line pipe worth Rs 1,100 crore for the Barauni-Guwahati pipeline, putting on fast-track project execution of the crucial 729 km feeder line linking North East India with the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga pipeline network.”
Work across India’s single largest pipeline spanning 3,400 km under Jagadishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra project – also known as Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga, is in full swing and progressing as per schedule, it said. Read More