Bokaro. The foundation stones for two Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) mega projects have been laid in this Jharkhand city. BPCL will set up an LPG bottling plant and a POL (petroleum, oil, and lubricants) terminal here.
Growth in the consumption of petroleum products in Jharkhand has been 15 percent. The petrol consumption in had increased 61 percent, signifying growing prosperity.
The Rs 350 crore infrastructure projects are expected to create employment for 1,000 people. In the coming years, the oil and gas sector is expected to invest around Rs 10,000 crore in Jharkhand.