GAIL to connect Srinagar with gas grid, Mumbai-Nagpur line to be ready by May 2023

GAIL Chairman and Managing Director Manoj Jain said that a major part of the ambitious Urja Ganga project will be completed by the middle of 2022 as per the schedule.

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Public Sector Undertaking GAIL India Limited ,GAIL– Gas Authority of India Limited) Manoj Jain, Chairman and Managing Director of (Manoj Jain) Said that the company has planned to lay a pipeline in Srinagar to carry eco-friendly natural gas to the Kashmir Valley. He said that infrastructure is being expanded rapidly to meet the government’s goal of making it a non-based economy. He said that GAIL will complete the laying of 700 kms of pipeline from Mumbai to Nagpur by May 2023, which will help Central India (Central India) There will be gas supply in

Target to increase the share of natural gas from 6.7 to 15 percent by 2030

GAIL Chairman and Managing Director Manoj Jain said that a major part of the ambitious Urja Ganga project will be completed by the middle of 2022 as per the schedule. This project will put eastern India on the energy map. India has set a target to increase the share of natural gas in its energy needs to 15 percent by 2030 from the current 6.7 percent.

“We are in the process of getting approval from the regulator (PNGRB) for laying a 425-km long pipeline from Gurdaspur (in Punjab) to Srinagar via Jammu,” Manoj Jain told PTI in an interview.

Instructions not to levy VAT on natural gas to keep fuel cost low

Due to the inaccessible geographical area and very few clients, the project requires feasibility gap funding from the government. “The project will be completed in 3-4 years,” he said. Along with this, the Oil Ministry has asked the Jammu and Kashmir government not to levy VAT on natural gas to keep the cost of fuel low.

GAIL is laying a 1,405 km long pipeline from Mumbai to Nagpur via Jharsuguda (Odisha) and Raipur in Chhattisgarh. Jain said, “The stretch up to Nagpur will be commissioned by May 2023 and the remaining part will be completed in the next two years.

With PTI inputs

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