SIVASAGAR, July 19 - During his maiden visit to ONGC, Nazira as an MP of Jorhat HPC, Topon Kumar Gogoi was felicitated by SD Maske, ED ONGC, Assam Asset and other officials at a meeting held on the occasion recently.
While extending a warm felicitation to the Jorhat MP on his maiden visit to the work station, Asset Manager of Assam Asset SD Maske conveyed his best wishes and thanked the MP for his support and for sparing his valuable time to visit the Asset.
The MP appreciated team Assam Asset led by SD Maske for their overall performance. Assuring all-out support of the government to the ONGC, the MP expressed confidence that the ONGC with all its strategic initiatives to boost oil and natural gas production in Assam would usher in enhanced economic activity in the entire region.
Topon Kumar Gogoi and Executive Director-cum-Asset Manager of ONGC, SD Maske jointly launched an ambitious drinking water project at Safrai PHE, Charaideo on July 12 under the ONGC�s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative during the ongoing Swacchta Pakhwada fortnight from July 1-15. With this, 17 drinking water projects have been launched in order to make safe drinking water available to all in its operational areas and benefiting 10,000 students in 32 schools at a cost of Rs 1.07 crore. The project is expected to be extended to benefit another 15,000 students.
While launching the project at Charaideo, Gogoi appreciated ONGC Assam Asset�s proactive CSR under the dynamic leadership of ED-Asset Manager SD Maske. The MP lauded ONGC�s endeavour to make clean and safe drinking water available to the students and patients. Ensuring his all-out support towards ONGC, Gogoi said that ONGC is a people�s company, and everyone has to support it for growth and development of the nation. He also encouraged the students to be role models for Swachha Bharat Mission.
Earlier, SD Maske said that as a caring company, ONGC is always committed towards the development of the State. He also added that as a responsible corporate citizen, ONGC has focused attention to empower people through proactive CSR projects. Emphasising that a healthy nation is always a wealthy nation, Maske underscored that the future of the nation depends on the children and we all have to come forward to provide them the right platform for growth.
Rail link restored
GUWAHATI, July 19 - Passenger train services to and from the Barak Valley, Tripura and Mizoram with the rest of the country, which had got snapped last week on account of damage to the railway tracks in the Lumding-Badarpur hill section after heavy rainfall, have resumed.
Pranav Jyoti Sharma, Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), said that repair work on the damaged portion of the track was completed yesterday and goods train services have already resumed operation in the section since last night.
�The track has been certified fit after completion of repairing works in the Lumding-Badarpur hill section. Traffic has been restored since yesterday night at restricted speed,� he said.
He added that the 12507 Aronai Express from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Silchar is the first the train to have been cleared for passage through the section today and regular services of other passenger trains will also resume from tomorrow.