GAIL to lay Kochi-Koottanad-Bangalore-Mangalore pipeline

This involves laying about 15 km gas pipeline stretch from Vallarpadam to Kalamassery along the National Highway.

Mar 17, 2010 12:03 IST India Infoline News Service

Murli Deora, the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas in the Parliament said that GAIL(India) Ltd. is laying Kochi-Koottanad-Bangalore-Mangalore pipeline for evacuation of gas from Kochi Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal. Phase-I of the pipeline includes 26 km stretch from Kochi to Alwaye. This involves laying about 15 km gas pipeline stretch from Vallarpadam to Kalamassery along the National Highway.

GAIL(India) Ltd. has applied to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for permission for the same. He further informed that gas pipelines come under the list of utilities for which Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has a policy for accommodation along and across National Highways.

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