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PM to attend commencement of work function for Rajasthan Refinery in Barmer, Rajasthan

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PM to attend commencement of work function for Refinery in Barmer,

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will attend a function to mark the commencement of work for the Refinery at Pachpadra, in Barmer district in Rajasthan on 16th January, 2018. He will also address a public meeting.

Rajasthan has significant reserves of oil and gas. The Rajasthan Refinery will be the States first. It is envisaged as a 9 MMTPA Refinery cum Petrochemical Complex. The product output from the refinery will conform to the advanced BS-VI emission norms. The estimated cost of the project is over Rs. 43,000 crore. The project is a Joint Venture of HPCL and Government of Rajasthan.

The Governor and Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and several Union Ministers are expected to attend the event.

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First Published: Mon, January 15 2018. 00:20 IST