Home » National » Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation of Paradip Hyderabad Pipeline Product Project along with several project
The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and the Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma at a Joint Press Conference, in New Delhi on December 20, 2018. The Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Shri Arun Goel and other dignitaries are also seen.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation of Paradip Hyderabad Pipeline Product Project along with several project

NeWDELHI:20/12/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will lay foundation of Paradip Hyderabad Pipeline Product Project (PHPL) by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. and Bokaro-Angul section of Jagdishpur-Haldia&Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline Project (PM Urja Ganga) by Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) on 24th Dec. 2018 during his visit to Odisha.This was informed to media persons by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurshipin a joint Press Conference with Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State forCulture, Environment, Forest and Climate change here today.

Highlighting the details of the 1212 Km long Paradip – Hyderabad Product Pipeline,the minister said PHPL is being built by IOC  Ltd. at a sanctioned cost of Rs. 3,800 crores. It is capable of transporting 4.5 MMTPA of petrol, diesel, kerosene and Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF).  The pipeline originates at Paradip and traverses through three States – Odisha (329 Km), Andhra Pradesh (723 Km) and Telangana (160 Km) before terminating at Hyderabad. The pipeline has delivery cum pumping stations at Behrampur, Vizag, Rajahmundry and Vijaywada. He mentioned that apart from generating employment during its construction, the PHPL will also ensure efficient transportation of petroleum products across the three States and further cement Paradip’s   position as an energy hub of eastern India.

Shri Pradhan further informed that the 667 Km long Bokaro-Angul pipeline sections of the landmark Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra Pipeline Project (PM Urja Ganga) is being built by the Gas Authority of India Limited at a sanctioned cost of Rs. 3,437 crores. The pipeline is a part of the landmark Pradhan MantriUrja Ganga project and traverses 367 Km across 5 districts in Odisha and 360 Km across 6 districts in Jharkhand, he added.

Hon’ble Prime Minister shall flag-off a basket of projects totaling an investment of over Rs. 14,523 crores by the Government of India in the State of Odisha. The investment is a continuation of the special focus on the State by the Central Government under the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of Purvodaya which envisions rapid socio-economic development in States like Odisha to unleash their true potential and bring them at par with the most developed States in the country. Details on projects to be unveiled by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 24th December 2018, Government of India Ministry-wise, is annexed.




Sl. No. Name of the Ministry Name of Project Project Cost (Cr) Remarks


1 MoHRD IIT Bhubaneswar 1,260 Dedication of IIT BBSR to Nation
2 MoHRD Construction of permanent campus of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Berhampur 1,583 Ready for Foundation Laying
3 Ministry of Culture Paika Commemorative Coin Ready to issue
4 Ministry of Culture Archaeological Museum at Lalitgiri 9.5 Ready for Inauguration
5 Ministry of Culture Establishment of the BuxiJagabandhu Chair at Utkal University Hon’ble PM to announce establishment of this Chair for Paika and related historical research
6 Ministry of Communications Paika Commemorative Stamp Ready to issue
7 MoPNG Paradip-Hyderabad Product Pipeline by IOCL 3,800 Ready for Foundation Laying
8 MoPNG Bokaro-Angul section of Jagdishpur-Haldia&Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline Project (PM Urja Ganga) by GAIL 3,437 Ready for Foundation Laying
9 MoRTH 6-laning of Chandikhole-Bhadrak section of NH-16 (old NH-5), Length 74.5 Km 1,492 Ready for foundation laying.
10 MoRTH 6-laning of Tangi – Puintola Section of  NH-16 (old NH-5), Length-75.36 Km 762 Ready for Foundation Laying
11 MoRTH Khandagiri Flyover, Length-2 Km 116 Ready for Foundation Laying
12 MoRTH 4-laning of Cuttack-Angul Section of NH-42, Length-111.6 Km 1,991 Ready for Foundation Laying
13 Ministry of Labour and Employment ESIC Hospital 73.5 Ready for Inauguration
TOTAL INVESTMENT Rs. 14,523 crores ++


About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

Check Also

16th edition of Young Astronomer Talent Search kicked off

Bhubaneswar:1/7/22: The 16th edition of Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS), kicked off on Friday. Organised by Tata Steel in collaboration with Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar, YATS aims to identify and ...