Kochi-Koottanad-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This 450-km long pipeline was built by GAIL India Ltd, which would also operate the same. The work on this pipeline commenced in 2009. It faced several hurdles and delays due to issues related to land acquisition. The line was completed on November 16, 2020 at an estimated cost of Rs.5,750 crore.