Gas Pipeline Project For J&K Announced

24Shares

Representational Photo

Srinagar- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that a gas pipeline project will be taken up in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

“An independent Gas Transport System Operator will be set up for facilitation and coordination of booking of common carrier capacity in all-natural gas pipelines on a non-discriminatory open access basis,” Sitharaman said while announcing the Union Budget for 2021-22.

Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha lauded the Central Government for announcing the project.

“I thank Prime Minister Narendra Modiji and Union Home Minister Amit Shahji for announcing a new gas pipeline project for the development of Jammu and Kashmir in Budget 2021. I congratulate Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharamanji for an inclusive and growth-oriented historic budget for Aatmanirbhar Bharat,” an official statement quoted Sinha as saying.

 

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


KO Web Desk

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS