S.O. 679(E): Whereas it appears to Government of India that it is necessary in public interest that for transportation of natural gas though Kochi-Koottanad-Mangalore-Bengaluru Pipeline Project in Kerala, a pipeline should be laid by GAIL (India) Ltd; and, whereas it appears to Government of India that for the purpose of laying the said pipeline, it is necessary to acquire the Right of User in the land under which the said pipeline is proposed to be laid; now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1) of
Section 3 of the Petroleum and Minerals Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of User in Land) Act, 1962, (50 of 1962) Government of India hereby declares its intention to acquire the Right of User therein.
F. No. L-14014/34/’2013-G.P. (Part-I)]
— S.P. Agarwal, Under Secretary, MoPNG, New Delhi, March 5, 2014