DIBRUGARH: Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) was set to implement the Gas Cracker project at Lepetkata in Assam’s Dibrugarh district on schedule, according to Secretary, Ministry of Chemical and Fertiliser K Jose Cyriac.
“The progress of the project has improved and is now proceeding as scheduled with mechanical completion likely by July 2013 and commissioning six months later”, Secretary, Ministry of Chemical and Fertiliser K Jose Cyriac told media persons here yesterday.
Work at all the sites are in full swing under the Engineering and Project Management Consultant M/s Engineers India Limited (EIL) achieving 64.6 per cent physical progress till February this year. More than 300 equipment has already been set up at Lepetkata Project Site, he added.
Major parts of the civil and infrastructural work in different units have been completed, mechanical contracts are progressing satisfactorily and electrical contractors have also been mobilized at the site, Cyriac said.
BCPL Chairman B C Tripathi said that the project has incurred capital expenditure of Rs 3900 crore till the middle of February 2012.
He expressed satisfaction over the support received from the Centre and Assam Government and said that the project is being regularly monitored at the highest level.
Sustained efforts were being made to mitigate any delay in the project with all effort being made to create conducive working environment at the project site.
Cyriac appealed to everyone to cooperate towards timely completion of the project.