West Bengal state government is yet to submit the detailed project report (DPR) for its Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR) at Nayachar. After the DPR is received, a high-powered committee will look into the viability of the project and how Nayachar islands will be connected. The committee will then forward the proposal to the Cabinet for approval.
Five states -Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Orrisa and West Bengal, are awaiting approval of their PCPIRs. Of them, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat have already submitted the DPRs.