Vijaipur-Auraiya-Phulpur Pipeline

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The Vijaipur-Auraiya-Phulpur Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline will run from Vijaipur, Madhya Pradesh through Auraiya, Uttar Pradesh to Phulpur, Allahabad.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)
  • Parent Company: Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)
  • Proposed capacity: 3.2 billion cubic meters per year[2]
  • Length: 416 miles / 670 kilometers
  • Status: Construction[3]
  • Start Year: 2021[3]


The pipeline is owned and operated by Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL).[1] The pipeline will provide gas to the 2,655-km-long Jagdispur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) project of GAIL, also known as the ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ project.[4] In August 2019 GAIL's 2018-2019 annual report stated that Phase 1 from Auraiya to Phulpur is complete and that Phase 2 from Vijaipur to Auraiya is expected to be completed by December 2020.[5]

As of November 2020, the new anticipated date of commissioning was March 2021.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Natural Gas, GAIL (India) Limited, accessed April 2018
  2. Key Investment Opportunities In India, India Invest, May 2016
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Project Summary, India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, November 2020
  4. GAIL places ₹440-cr order for pipeline to Urja Ganga, The Hindu Business Line, Feb. 2, 2018
  5. Annual Report 2018-2019, GAIL, August 2019

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