GAIL CMD apprises Kerala CM about work progress

Shri B C Tripathi, CMD, GAIL (India) Limited met Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala Shri Pinarayi Vijayan to apprise him about the progress of work on the 440 km Kochi – Koottanad – Mangaluru Natural Gas pipeline project. GAIL Chairman also met Additional Chief Secretary and Director General of Police in separate meetings.
CMD, GAIL also intimated about the satisfactory laying activities on the 91 km Kochi Koottanad section and Panchanama activities across the state wherein a substantial headway has been made during the last six to seven months.
Carrying forward the momentum, GAIL today awarded contract for pipeline laying work for another 105 km section from Perole-Kodalamuguru- Mangaluru section. As a result project will progress simultaneously from both the ends, i.e., Kochi and the Mangaluru side, so that the completion of the project is expeditiously completed.
GAIL is targeting to complete the Kochi – Koottanad – Mangaluru Pipeline by December 2018 as per directives of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India.

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