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Aimed at achieving energy security, PM Modi to inaugurate gas pipeline project in Jabalpur today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation Vijaipur-Auraiya-Phulpur gas pipeline project in Jabalpur during his visit to Madhya Pradesh today, said officials.

The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of the Nagpur Jabalpur section (317 KMs) of the Mumbai Nagpur Jharsuguda Pipeline Project here today.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of GAIL India Limited’s Nagpur Jabalpur Natural Gas Pipeline Project and inaugurate the 317 km long Nagpur Jabalpur Nagpur Auraiya Natural Gas Pipeline Project during a ceremony on October 5,” said Sandeep Kumar Gupta, GAIL (India) CMD, on Wednesday in a press conference.

The natural gas pipeline is being laid at a cost of Rs 1,103 crore which will start from Nagpur in Maharashtra and will pass through Chhindwara Seoni Jabalpur districts of Madhya Pradesh.

The length of the pipeline in Madhya Pradesh is 256 kilometres which will pass through 144 villages of these three districts, said the official.

The gas pipeline projects will provide clean and affordable Natural Gas to industries and homes and will be a step towards reducing emissions in the environment. Prime Minister will also dedicate a new bottling plant at Jabalpur which has been built at a cost of about Rs 147 crore, said officials.

Prime Minister will perform bhoomi poojan of ‘Veerangana Rani Durgavati Smarak aur Udyaan’ in Jabalpur today during his visit.

To be built at a cost of about Rs 100 crore in Jabalpur, the ‘Veerangana Rani Durgavati Smarak aur Udyaan’ will be spread over an area of about 21 acres.

It will showcase an impressive 52-foot-high bronze statue of Rani Durgavati.

It will have a magnificent museum highlighting the history of the Gondwana region including the valour and courage of Rani Durgavati.

It will also highlight the cuisine, art, culture, way of living etc of the Gond people and other tribal communities. The premises of ‘Veerangana Rani Durgavati Smarak aur Udyaan will also have multiple parks and gardens including a garden for medicinal plants, a Cactus garden, Rock garden, among others, said officials.

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