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Guwahati Refinery observes Indian Oil Day

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Sept 4 � Indian Oil Day was observed at the Guwahati Refinery on September 1 with the refinery personnel paying tributes at the memorial of late Hem Barua and acknowledging his contribution in bringing the first refinery under the public sector to Assam, a press release said.

Observed every year on September 1, the day marks the formation of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited on September 1, 1964 with the merger of Indian Refineries Ltd and Indian Oil Company Ltd.

In a centralised function held at the Refinery plant canteen, BP Das, General Manager, Guwahati Refinery, spoke about the country�s largest commercial enterprise which has also consolidated its position as the No. 1 refinery of the country with 65.7 MMPTA refining capacity.

Several retired employees of the Guwahati Refinery over the age of 75 years were feted on the occasion. Awards for suggestion scheme were also given away.

A free health check-up-cum-AIDS awareness camp was organised for the tank lorry drivers and khalasis in coordination with North East Integrated State Office (NEISO).

A free eye check-up camp for BPL people was also organised in collaboration with the Sri Shankardev Nethralaya on the day while a blood donation camp was conducted at Guwahati Refinery Hospital in collaboration with the Blood Bank of the GMCH.

An entrepreneurship and skill development training on steel fabrication was also launched for youths from economically disadvantaged sections in collaboration with the MSME.

An awards distribution function was organised in which Long Service Awards� for employees and meritorious awards to eligible employees� children were distributed. The Pratibha Sanman and Samuhik Upalabdhi awards were given away to deserving employees and groups for their contributions, the release added.

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Guwahati Refinery observes Indian Oil Day

GUWAHATI, Sept 4 � Indian Oil Day was observed at the Guwahati Refinery on September 1 with the refinery personnel paying tributes at the memorial of late Hem Barua and acknowledging his contribution in bringing the first refinery under the public sector to Assam, a press release said.

Observed every year on September 1, the day marks the formation of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited on September 1, 1964 with the merger of Indian Refineries Ltd and Indian Oil Company Ltd.

In a centralised function held at the Refinery plant canteen, BP Das, General Manager, Guwahati Refinery, spoke about the country�s largest commercial enterprise which has also consolidated its position as the No. 1 refinery of the country with 65.7 MMPTA refining capacity.

Several retired employees of the Guwahati Refinery over the age of 75 years were feted on the occasion. Awards for suggestion scheme were also given away.

A free health check-up-cum-AIDS awareness camp was organised for the tank lorry drivers and khalasis in coordination with North East Integrated State Office (NEISO).

A free eye check-up camp for BPL people was also organised in collaboration with the Sri Shankardev Nethralaya on the day while a blood donation camp was conducted at Guwahati Refinery Hospital in collaboration with the Blood Bank of the GMCH.

An entrepreneurship and skill development training on steel fabrication was also launched for youths from economically disadvantaged sections in collaboration with the MSME.

An awards distribution function was organised in which Long Service Awards� for employees and meritorious awards to eligible employees� children were distributed. The Pratibha Sanman and Samuhik Upalabdhi awards were given away to deserving employees and groups for their contributions, the release added.