DIBRUGARH, June 9 - Oil India Limited (OIL) has launched an agricultural project � �Augmentation of Agriculture through Efficient Resource Utilisation with Participatory Approach� as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme under Oil India Rural Development Society (OIRDS).
The launch ceremony organised recently at Hatkhula village near Chabua town, was attended by Dr KM Bujarbarua, the Vice Chancellor of Assam Agricultural University (AAU) as the chief guest. BP Sarma, RCE, OIL was present as the guest of honour. Local MLA Binod Hazarika, Pranjit Deka, Advisor, OIRDS & ED (HR&A), OIL, MC Nihalani, president, OIRDS& GM (R&D) and other officials of AAU and OIL also attended the programme, a release stated. Earlier OIRDS & AAU, Jorhat had signed an MoU for augmentation of agriculture in OIL�s operational areas for better agricultural yield providing sustainable livelihood and self employment thereby enhancing socio-economic empowerment in the region.
The project is being implemented in designated areas namely, Kordoiguri in Khowang, Amguri Nepali in Tipling and Hatkhola Rohmoria in greater Chabua area, the release added.