Ahead of the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate three new developmental projects to the state associated to the Petroleum sector on September 13 (Sunday). The PM will unveil these projects by means of video conferencing. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar can even be current on the event. The projects embody the Durgapur-Banka part of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project and two LPG Bottling Plants. They have been commissioned by the Indian Oil and HPCL — each public sector items.
PM Modi to dedicate three new developmental projects in Bihar | What we all know
- The 193-km-long Durgapur-Banka pipeline part which is constructed by Indian Oil, is part of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project, for which the inspiration stone was laid by the Prime Minister final yr on February 17.
- The pipeline passes by means of West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar.
- Laying of the pipeline below the Durgapur-Banka Section required bridging a complete of 154 crossings together with 13 rivers, 5 nationwide highways, and three railway crossings.
- the Indian Oil’s LPG Bottling Plant at Banka will improve the ‘atmanirbharta’ of self-reliance of Bihar by assembly the rising demand for LPG within the state, says the Centre.
- This Bottling Plant has been constructed at an funding of round Rs 131.75 crore to serve the districts of Bhagalpur, Banka, Jamui, Araria, Kishanganj and Katihar in Bihar, together with the districts of Godda, Deoghar, Dumka, Sahibganj, and Pakur in Jharkhand.
- This plant would generate direct and oblique employment alternatives within the state, believes the Centre.
- If that wasn’t sufficient, HPCL’s 120 TMTPA LPG Bottling Plant has been constructed at Harsidhi in East Champaran district for Rs. 136.four crore.
- The bottling plant will cater to the LPG requirement of East Champaran, West Champaran, Muzaffarpur, Siwan, Gopalganj & Sitamarhi districts in Bihar.
(With inputs from IANS)