Piped natural gas (PNG) project is an ambitious project of the Union Petroleum Ministry that aims to supply cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) directly to the households. Kolkata metropolitan region is planned to get the PNG. The gas will be sourced from Haldia-Jagadishpur gas pipleline. The said gas pipeline is being expanded across 2.539-km and rechristened as the Phulpur-Haldia-Ranchi-Dhamra pipeline by 2019. The estimated cost of this projet is Rs 12,000 crore.