The Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) has re-started the work of laying pipeline at Chas in Bokaro in the presence of district administrative officials. Earlier, the work was hindered due to protest of the locals as well as land owners.
The work started after 15 days of protest at Kumahri village under the Chas Mufassil police station by the contract company ILFC where Chas SDM Satish Chandra, SDPO Chas Bahaman Tuti, Chas CO Vandna Sejwalker along with security personnel was present.
The villagers were protesting for their compensation which they are yet to get. CO Vandna Sejwalker asked those villagers to submit their application for claim of compensation along with the papers of land in her office earliest. “All eligible persons will get their part soon,” the CO said.
GAIL is laying the pipelines for the City Gas Distribution Project (CGD), a part of Jamshedpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dharma Pipeline (JHBDPL) which is also known as Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Project, informed an official.
The 2655 km long JHBDPL project with an estimated to cost Rs 51,000 crore was inaugurated in July 2015 by the PM Narendra Modi, passed through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha, he said.