Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited (IGGL) has achieved a physical progress of 71 per cent on the North-East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid Project.

In a notable development, IGGL has completed 4.08 km underwater hydro-carbon pipeline section, below the river Brahmaputra connecting Jorhat and Majuli in Assam. 

Besides, the Guwahati-Numaligarh section of the project is expected to be completed by February 2024.

The North-East natural gas pipeline grid involves development, Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of a natural gas pipeline connecting eight states viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura at an investment of Rs 100 billion. It is being implemented by IGGL, a joint venture (JV) company of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), GAIL (India) Limited, Oil India Limited (OIL) and Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL).