.Rayagada :20/2/19: ‘KBK region is being given importance in the development process, last year an LPG bottling plant was initiated in Bolangir and now the bottling plant in Rayagada will help usher economic development in the region and provide employment opportunities to the youth in the KBK region’, said Union Petroleum& Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan while laying the foundation stone of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited’s LPG Bottling Plant at Rayagada on Tuesday.
Pradhan also dedicated Railway Foot Over Bridges at Rayagada, Ladda and Jimidipeta to the Nation and inaugurated Post Office Passport Sewa Kendra at Nabarangpur.
LPG Bottling plant of HPCL with scheduled completion by September 2020 will be second LPG plant of HPCL in the state and will be constructed with a capex of Rs 91 crore. It will have a bottling capacity of 60 MMTPA (42 lakh cylinders per year) with a 24-Head Electronic Carousel. The plant will have mounded storage and will be equipped with advanced safety facilities, HPCL officials said.
The upcoming LPG Bottling plant in Rayagada will cater to the LPG markets in various districts in Odisha; Bolangir, Boudh, Gajapathi, Kalahandi, Kandhmal, Koraput, Malakangiri, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Rayagada and Sonepur districts.