The ground breaking ceremony for the North-East Grid Natural Gas Pipeline Project was organized by Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited, held in Pakyong, Sikkim. Governor Lakshman Prasad Acharya attended the event. The grid will be linked to the National Gas Grid, ensuring a consistent natural gas supply to all northeastern states.
Jul 12, 2023
The North-East Grid Natural Gas Pipeline Project was inaugurated in the Pakyong district of Sikkim, with a ground-breaking ceremony organized by Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited, which is implementing the North East Gas Grid Project. As per reports, the event had the attendance of Governor Lakshman Prasad Acharya, and the ceremony commenced with a bhumi pujan with symbolic welding of the pipeline, marking a significant milestone in the project’s progress.
The North East Gas Grid is reportedly set to be linked to the National Gas Grid, ensuring a consistent natural gas supply to all northeastern states. The Siliguri-Gangtok section of the pipeline will span a length of 197 km, with 47 km falling within Sikkim, starting from the Reshi Border and concluding at Ranipool near Saramsa Garden. The pipeline in Sikkim will follow the route of NH 717A, ensuring efficient connectivity and accessibility.