GUWAHATI, June 22: In a brief ceremony observed at Six Mile on Friday, the Commerce and Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary along with Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya jointly inaugurated four blocks of ‘Pay & Use’ sanitary toilets and accordingly handed over to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) authority for subsequent operation and maintenance. The toilets were constructed by Guwahati Refinery under its CSR initiatives.
The four toilet blocks were constructed at Six-mile flyover, Fancy Bazaar river-side, Ganeshguri flyover and Jalukbari flyover. The layout of these ‘Pay & Use’ sanitary toilet blocks are designed in an Assam type structure with separate facilities for men and women, as well as for persons with disabilities.
In his address as the chief guest, Patowary said that the commitment of the Refinery towards development of the state have been witnessed by all. He further lauded the other CSR initiatives taken up by Guwahati Refinery including adoption of Kajalichowki village as model village.
Attending the inauguration as special guest, Bhattacharya expressed gratitude over the construction of the toilets for public use. He also requested Guwahati Refinery to take up more such initiatives in Guwahati.
Guwahati Mayor Mrigen Sarania hoped that such initiative will help Guwahati city to achieve desired cleanliness.
During the inauguration, Guwahati Refinery Executive Director Jogen Barpujari shared the gathering about various CSR initiatives taken up by Guwahati Refinery to support the marginalized section of the society.