The National Seismic Programme (NSP) has been launched in which state of India?

The National Seismic Programme (NSP) has been launched in which state of India?
[A]Arunachal Pradesh
[B]Sikkim
[C]Assam
[D]Odisha

Odisha
The National Seismic Programme (NSP) has been launched by Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in Odisha to trace hydrocarbon resources like oil and natural gas in Mahanadi basin.The purpose of NSP is to undertake a fresh appraisal in all sedimentary basins across India, especially where no or scanty data is available, for a better understanding of the hydrocarbon potential.The programme was launched at Taranga village under Soro block in Balasore district. Under this programme, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Limited (OIL) have been entrusted to conduct 2D seismic Acquisition, Processing and Interpretation (API) across India. The survey project will be completed by March 2019.

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