Objective of the Project: To increase the overall gas flow capacity of the national gas grid by constricting 30-inch 52-km high pressure gas transmission pipeline from Dhanua to Elenga and 30-inch 15-km Bangabandhu Bridge to Nalka high pressure gas transmission pipeline. Uninterrupted gas supply to Titas Gas franchise areas (Gazipur, Mymensingh and Tangail), Parchimanchal franchise areas (Rajshahi Division) and Sundarban franchise areas (Khulna Division). Besides these, gas supplies to Sirajgonj propose 450 MW power station including other power stations and Bheramara 450 MW power stations.
Implementation Period: July 2014 to June 2019
Source of Finance: GoB, Own fun of GTCL and JICA
Project Cost: Tk. 97,917.60 Lac (GoB: 46,471.93; GTCL: 743.79 and JICA: 50,701.88)
Progress of Project Implementation: Penspen Ltd., UK has been appointed as consultant for the Project at a cost of USD 3.4 million. Consultant is preparing Bidding Document for procurement, Drawing, Estimate etc. Contract has been signed with MAN Industries (India) Ltd., India for USD 16,625,072.00 for supply of materials (Package-1) like: Line pipe, Induction Bends, Ball Valves, Plug Valves, Fittings, CP Materials, SCADA Materials etc. In the mean time 67-km pipe has reached and some materials are at different stage of import. Contract has been signed with Punj LLyod-Pipeliners JV for crossing of 6 Rivers by HDD (Package-2). Tenders are being evaluated for installation of 3 CGS under Package-3 and contract has been signed with Dipon Gas-Pipeliners-Technic JV for construction of 67-km pipeline under Package-4 and the construction of pipeline is in progress. For assisting the project authority for giving compensation & rehabilitation of affected people and land acquisition & requisition for the project works, one NGO named UDOY (An Organization of Socio-Economic Development) has been engaged. Compensation was given to the affected persons in Sirajgonj district with the assistance of the said NGO and the said NGO is conducting training for livelihood under the RAP of project.