NRL felicitates noted xattriya dance exponent

GUWAHATI, April 3: Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) on Tuesday felicitated Padma Shri and Sangeet tak Academi Award winner Nrityacharya Jatin Goswami at a function held in  its Corporate Office at Guwahati. MD NRL SK Barua conferred a citation, a memento  and a cash reward of Rs. 1 lakh to the cultural doyen of Assam, who has with his whole hearted dedication and efforts brought Xattriya dance to its present state of glory and reverence in the tiol and global stage.
Goswami in his speech expressed his gratitude for the noble gesture on the part of NRL in honouring him and the dance form which is a manifestation of Assamese culture for centuries. The above initiative is in line with NRL’s Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) policy which amongst others focusses on promoting Art, Literature, Culture and sports. NRL has been honouring  eminent persolities in the field of art, literature and culture in the past including cultural icons of the stature of  Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, Late Rameshwar Pathak; Dr. Birendra th Dutta; Dipali Borthakur and Neelpawan Barua, a press release stated.