Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project

  Mar 17, 2021

Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project

Q. What is the news? 

Q. What are the objectives of the project? 

  1. To provide piped cooking gas to the households of Varanasi within next two years and to millions others in neighbour states after one more year.
  2. To create 25 industrial clusters in these states which can utilise the gas as fuel and generate employment in these areas.

Q. What are the details of the project? 

  1. Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his constituency Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  2. A pipeline of length 2540 km is under construction from the states of Uttar Pradesh to Odisha.
  3. The state of UP gets the gas line of length 338 km. Bihar state will get about 441 km long line.
  4. Jharkhand gets 500 KM long.
  5. West Bengal will have the pipe line of length 542 km and Odisha gets benefited by 718 km pipeline.