The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is likely to start the technical evaluation of the bids received for authorisation of Gurdaspur-Jammu Natural Gas Pipeline Project shortly. Bids for the same were invited in January 2023.

The project involves laying, building, operating or expanding a 175 km long natural gas pipeline from Gurdaspur (Punjab) to Jammu through Pathankot, Kathua and Samba with minimum system capacity of 2 million standard cubic meters a day (mmscmd).