PM Modi launched the pipe line between Kochi and Mangalore.PM Modi said that, it would be helping in reducing the pollution. “It is an honour to dedicate the 450-km pipeline to the nation. This is an important day for India, especially for people of Karnataka and Kerala,” PM Modi said as he inaugurated the natural gas pipeline via video conferencing. In this program, CM s of both the states and the Petroleum and Natural Gas and Governors as well. The total cost of the project was about Rs 3,000 crore and its construction created over 12 lakh man-days of employment.