PM Narendra Modi To Inaugurate Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline
New-Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will inaugurate a natural gas pipeline from Kerala’s Kochi to Mangaluru in Karnataka via video conferencing.
PM Modi will inaugurate Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline at 11 am today. The event will mark an important milestone towards the creation of ‘One Nation One Gas Grid’.
“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 said in a tweet on Monday.
The 450km pipeline has been built by GAIL (India) Ltd. It has a transportation capacity of 12 million metric standard cubic metres per day and will carry natural gas from the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Regasification Terminal at Kochi to Mangaluru.
Governors and Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Kerala, along with Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will also be present on the occassion.