The central government has inaugurated the 533 km Bokaro-Angul gas pipeline section into Jharkhand and Odisha on July 13, 2022 for both domestic as well as industrial use. The project is expected to provide cheap gas to homes as well as provide momentum to businesses such as energy-based transport, electricity, fertiliser, food processing, cold storage, etc. The Bokaro-Angul pipeline section covers 243 km in Jharkhand and 290 km in Odisha. The project has been built at an investment of Rs 25 billion. Post-commissioning the total Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokar-Dhamra pipeline network, including Bokaro-Angul pipeline section, will have the capacity to carry 16 million cubic metre per day of natural gas.