Sivasagar: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) inaugurated a drinking water project at Dhitaipukhuri High School in eastern Assam’s Sivasagar district on Friday under its CSR scheme. Executive director and asset manager, ONGC, Assam Asset, Sanjeev Kakran while inaugurating the project emphasized that ONGC has a strong and special emotional connect with the people of Assam.
He said ONGC is always committed for development of the State. The ED further added that ONGC is giving focused attention to empower people through CSR projects and ONGC seeks to work with local people as a team for development of the region.
Addressing the students, teachers and parents assembled on the occasion Kakran underlines that future of the nation depends on the students and “we all have to come forward to provide them right platform for growth & development imparting value education.”
Kakran personally interacted with the students and teachers of Dhitaipukhuri High School about various facilities available in the school and how ONGC can supplement further infrastructural development of the school.
He announced financial support of Rs 20,000 for purchasing musical instruments for the students and assured to extend support towards the existing computer lab of the school for the benefit of the students. Providing clean and safe drinking water in schools, in and around ONGC’s operational area is a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative by ONGC Assam Asset.
During last two years ONGC’s ‘School Drinking Water Project’ benefited more than 15,000 school children in Sivasagar and Charaideo districts.