GUWAHATI, July 6 - As part of observance of Swachhata Pakhwada from July 1 to 15 under the Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan, Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) took the initiative of supporting in keeping the city clean by handing over waste handling equipment and vehicles worth Rs 2.2 crore to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) under one of its flagship CSR schemes �Parichannata�.
The keys for the equipment and vehicles were ceremonially handed over to Mayor of Guwahati Mrigen Sarania and GMC Commissioner Monalisa Goswami at the GMC office at Panbazar on July 4.
The equipment included truck mounted garbage compactor, GPS fitted rickshaw, tricycle carts, mini skid steer loader and 4-wheeler auto tipper.
On behalf of the NRL, the handing over was done by president of the Guwahati Management Association Digendra Nath Barua and former GMDA chairman Dhiren Barua. Also, present on the occasion were NRL Managing Director SK Barua and other officials of the refinery and GMC.
NRL has extended similar support to municipal corporations/town committees in the towns of Nagaon, Tezpur, Dibrugarh, Dergaon, Golaghat, Bokakhat and Koliabor.