Natural gas pipeline network to be doubled in 5-6 years: PM Modi
PM Modi said that work is being done on One Nation-One Gas Grid in the country today, it is necessary to build a gas economy today.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a new gift to the nation on Tuesday. He inaugurated the natural gas pipeline from Kochi to Mangaluru. PM Modi participated in this program through video conferencing, the length of this entire pipeline is about 450 km. is. Many districts will directly benefit from this scheme.
PM Modi inaugurates Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his address here that today is a very important day for the people of Kerala-Karnataka. The economy of both the states will be strengthened through this pipeline. This is an example of this that if everyone works together while giving priority to development, then no goal will be impossible.
PM Modi said that work is being done on One Nation-One Gas Grid in the country today, it is necessary to build a gas economy today. The pipeline, which is being launched today, will enhance the ease of living of the people of both the states, as well as cut the spending of industries.
- PM Modi said that through the scheme like Ujjwala scheme, 8 million families in the country reached gas connections. There was never a shortage of LPG in the country during the Corona era, we provided about 12 crore free cylinders.
He said that 12 lakh man-hours of employment were created during the construction of the pipeline. Even after the pipeline is built, the employment sector will now benefit. India is doing the best work for climate change, the world has also acknowledged this. Today, the emphasis is on Hindustan Digital, Gas, Highway, Ivey Connectivity.
- The first interstate pipeline was commissioned in 1987, 15 thousand km in the country by 2014. PM Modi said that today 16 thousand km in the country. Work is underway on the pipeline, which will be completed in the next five years. PM Modi said that till 2014 the number of CNG stations in the country was only 900, but in the last 6 years 1500 new stations have been built. Now the target is to increase the number of CNG stations in the country to ten thousand.