PM Urja Ganga Project

  • It is 2,655 km long gas pipeline project originating at Jagdishpur (Uttar Pradesh).
  • The main trunk of pipeline ends to Haldia (West Bengal) and Dhamra (Odisha). The pipeline passes through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha.
  • The project is being implemented by state-run gas utility GAIL
  • The project is considered as a major step towards collective growth and development of the Eastern region of India.
  • It will provide clean energy to households and transportation in the cities en-route the pipeline.
  • It will usher Industrial development in East India by supplying environmentally clean natural gas to fertiliser and power plant, refineries, steel plants and other industries. Seven big east India cities viz. Varanasi, Jamshedpur, Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack – will be the major beneficiary of this project.

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