Punjab State Electricity Board is planning to set up a 1000 MW gas based thermal project in Ropar in Roopnagar district of Punjab with an investment of Rs. 45,000 million. Fuel supply agreement was signed in February 2010. Gas requirement for the project is estimated at 4.80 mmscmd and gas will be supplied through Dadri-Bawana pipeline of GAIL. The project is likely to go operational in March 2014.