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Guwahati Refinery To Spend More Than Rs 70 Lakh Under CSR For Development Of Darrang District

By APN News On 16 October 2018
Guwahati Refinery To Spend More Than Rs 70 Lakh Under CSR For Development Of Darrang District

Darrang district which had failed to get significant support from any Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) including Indian Oil Corporation(IOC) Ltd under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes  over the years reportedly  on the ground of distance jurisdiction at last has managed to draw some attention of the IOC following the Central Government’s  instructions . This instructions came after Darrang along with other six districts of the State had been declared as “Aspirational District” needing support for infrastructural developments especially in the health , education , drinking water and sanitation sectors .

As part of this support initiative IOCL ,Guwahati Refinery for the first time has come forward to provide fund for construction of twenty school toilet blocks with drinking water facility and construction of a maternity ward in Garukhuti Mini Primary Health Centre under Sipajhar LAC . In addition to these infrastructure development the PSU under its CSR  has also distributed two garbage disposal vans one each for two Civic bodies of the district besides few garbage bins involving a total fund just over Rs 70 lakhs. In this connection a public inaugural function has been organized by Darrang district administration at district library auditorium , Mangaldai on Sunday afternoon where MP, Mangaldai Loksabha Ramen Deka was present as the chief guest .

Addressing a gathering of several hundred people including teachers , government officials , students , media persons etc MP Deka described how the  northern part of the State including Darrang  lagging behind in development and the PSUs also ignoring these areas . He further stated that it’s only because of the intervention of the PM Modi following discussion with a delegation of a parliamentary committee including himself that the IOCL is coming forward to undertake CSR programmes in Darrang which had already been declared as an Aspirational district with special focus its over all development . “It’s the outcome of the discussion of a few parliamentarian including me with the Prime Minister where development of the aspirational districts through CSR programmes of the PSUs found place .” , MP Deka said . He also hinted on bringing more such CSR programmes to Darrang and  Udalguri from other PSUs operating in the State .

The function where objectives has been explained by Deputy Commissioner , Darrang Ashok Kr Barman was addressed by Jogen Barpujari , Executive Director (Guwahati Refinery) , MLAs from Mangaldai and Sipajhar Gurujyoti Das and Binanda Kr Saikia respectively, Chairman Mangaldai Municipal Board Pratap Bordoloi and ADC Narnarayan Nath among others . In this regard a MoU in between the said PSU and the Darrang district administration has also been signed . Later Chief Guest Ramen Deka handed over the keys of the vans to the chairpersons of Mangaldai Municipal Board and Kharupetia town committee .

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