Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday inaugurate a pure gasoline pipeline from Kerala’s Kochi to Mangaluru in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district and dedicate it to the nation nearly. The occasion will mark an vital milestone in the direction of the creation of ‘One Nation One Gas Grid’, an official launch from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) mentioned.
“Tomorrow, 5th January is a landmark day in India’s quest for #UrjaAatmanirbharta! At 11 AM, the Kochi – Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline would be dedicated to the nation. This is a futuristic project that will positively impact many people,” PM Modi mentioned in a tweet on Monday.
The ‘futuristic project’, PM Modi mentioned, will positively influence many individuals.
The 450km pipeline has been constructed by GAIL (India) Ltd. It has a transportation capability of 12 million metric normal cubic metres per day and can carry pure gasoline from the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Regasification Terminal at Kochi to Mangaluru whereas passing by way of Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod districts, the PMO launch mentioned.
The inaugural occasion will see governors and chief ministers of Karnataka and Kerala, together with Union minister for petroleum and pure gasoline Dharmendra Pradhan in attendance. The complete price of the undertaking was about Rs three,000 crore and its development created over 1.2 million man-days of employment. The PMO underlined that laying of the pipeline was an engineering problem because the route of the pipeline necessitated it to cross water our bodies at greater than 100 places. To overcome this hurdle, a particular method referred to as the Horizontal Directional Drilling methodology was put to make use of.
The pipeline will provide environment-friendly and inexpensive gasoline within the type of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) to households and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to the transportation sector. It may also provide Natural Gas to business and industrial items throughout the districts alongside the pipeline. Consumption of cleaner gasoline will assist in enhancing air high quality by curbing air air pollution.
(With inputs from companies)