Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL)

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The Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL), also known as Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Pipeline Project, is an under construction natural gas pipeline in India.[1][2]


The pipeline would run from Jagdishpur, U.P., to Haldia, West Bengal, while passing through the states of Bihar and Jharkhand, and branching out from Bokaro, Bihar to, Dhamra, Odisha.[3][2][4]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)[2]
  • Parent Company: Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)[2]
  • Current Capacity:
  • Proposed capacity: 16 MMCMD[5]
  • Length: 2,655 km / 1,649.74 mi[2]
  • Status: Construction[2]
  • Start Year: 2021


The Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) will pass through the Eastern part of U.P., Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and West Bengal.[2] As per GAIL's annual report 2020-21, 1,100 kilometers out of the total 2,655 kilometers have been commissioned.[2] The pipeline project is being further extended to connect the North-eastern region of India upto Guwahati, Assam, through a 729-km Barauni-Guwahati Gas Pipeline.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. Brief Report on Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline, Gail, accessed March 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 GAIL Integrated Annual Report 2020-21 (PDF). GAIL. 2021. p. 83.
  3. "Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project - JournalsOfIndia". journalsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-08-31.
  4. Final Terms & Conditions for Acceptance of Central Government Authorization for laying, building, operating or expanding the Jagdishpur-Haldia Natural Gas Pipeline with an extension from Bokaro to Dhamra u/r 17(1) of PNGRB (Authorizing Entities to Lay, Build, Operate or Expand Natural Gas Pipelines) Regulations, 2008, and in pursuance of the Policy Directive issued to PNGRB by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas under Section 42 of the PNGRB Act, 2006 (PDF). GAIL. 2018.
  5. Annual Report 2019-20. Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB). 2021. p. 37.

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