Narendra Modi inaugurates, lays foundation stone of BPCL’s 9 projects worth Rs 9,800 cr

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of nine projects led by BPCL at an event in Bengusarai, Bihar
A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Begusarai (Bihar): Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of nine projects led by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) at an event in Bengusarai, Bihar, on Saturday. “In a major stride towards bolstering infrastructure and fuel production capabilities, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is set to embark on a series of transformative projects with a cumulative investment of Rs 9,800 crore for the combined nine projects. Out of these nine projects, four have already been completed, while the remaining five are slated for completion between 2024 and 2025,” said BPCL in a statement.

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Narendra Modi inaugurates various BPCL projects

Modi inaugurated New Kero Hydro Treater (KHT) Unit at BPCL’s Mumbai Refinery which can produce Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) with low sulfur content and treat kerosene streams to meet BS VI HSD standards. Another crucial project inaugurated by the PM is the POL Terminal at Haveli, Pune, Maharashtra. It is equipped with a railway siding and addresses the region’s fuel supply needs more efficiently. BPCL commissioned a POL Coastal Installation, featuring fully automated and environment-friendly facilities. “This state-of-the-art installation ensures product security and supply assurance, catering to various demand centers in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and neighbouring states, said the statement.

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In addition, the PM laid foundation stone of BPCL’s Kalaburagi POL Depot in Karnataka, City Gas Distribution in Fazilka, Ganganagar, and Hanumangarh, POL & LOBS installations with Receipt Pipelines at Rasayani, Raigad District, Maharashtra, Lube Oil Blending and Filling Plant at Rasayani and augmentation of Cryogenic facilities at Uran LPG Import Terminal. “All of the projects are poised to yield multifaceted benefits for society at large. Beyond their immediate impact on the energy sector, these initiatives will play a pivotal role in fostering socio-economic growth. The implementation of these projects have anticipated to generate employment opportunities of approximately 22.5 lakh mandays, thereby contributing to job creation and skill development within the community,” said BPCL.

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