Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited (IGGL), a joint venture company of five IOCL, ONGC, GAIL, OIL and NRL, was incorporated on August 10, 2018.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone for the project on February 9, 2019 during his recent visit to Guwahati, Assam.
The Indradhanush Grid will be connected the country’s main grid through a pipeline which will bring natural gas from Barauni to Guwahati. The capital city of Assam will then be connected with some of the main cities in the north-east, including Itanagar, Dimapur, Kohima, Imphal, Aizwal, Shillong, Agartala, Silchar, Gangtok and Numaligarh through three pipelines. The project aims to provide piped natural gas to households and liquefied natural gas for vehicles.