Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said two Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) projects will come up at Talcher and Paradip in Odisha.
Two Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) projects are coming up at Talcher and Paradip where gas will be produced from coal. It will generate thousands of employment opportunities for the people in the state besides protecting the environment and developing the economy, said Pradhan attending a roadshow organised by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board here.
He said seven GAs will be set up in 19 districts of Odisha in the next five years with an investment of about Rs 3000-3500 crore in the state.
He said work for city gas distribution (CGD) network has been started in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
“CGD networks cannot be set up without the support of state government. The Government of India has extended the supporting hand to Odisha government and I hope the state government will extend a supporting hand for the projects,” said the Minister.