ASSAM NEWS

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) incentive to meritorious BPL students

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GAURISAGAR, July 13: ONGC Assam Asset Manager cum Executive Director Suresh D Maskey on Thursday inaugurated the newly renovated building of Sati Radhika Smriti Kala Kendra, one of the socio-cultural organizations of Sivasagar district situated at Balighat Tini Ali on the outskirt of Gaurisagar. The building was renovated at a cost of 7 lakh under the financial assistance from ONGC SC/ST component fund. In this connection an inaugural meeting was held. Addressing the gathering Executive Director Suresh D Maskey highlighted the social development activities like acute drinking water facilities, education(ONGC Super-30), sanitation through ONGC CSR programme in the operational areas of the ONGC. He also urged upon the people to take advantage of the opportunities. 48 meritorious students hailing from SC community under BPL category were provided Rs.10,000 (Ten Thousand) each as financial grants from ONGC SC/ST component fund for their commendable performance in the last HSLC examination. A symposium on the topic ‘Ideology of Bharat Ratna BR Ambedkar and Women empowerment’ was also held.