GUWAHATI: In another significant CSR development, Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training (DECT), Govt. of Assam to set up and operate ITI Golaghat in the name of ITI Golaghat-NRL Centre of Excellence. The agreement was signed between CGM (HR) I/C NRL Debashish Choudhury and Director (DECT) Rituraj Bora at NRL Corporate Office in Guwahati on Wednesday in presence of Sr.CCM (Corporate Affairs) A.K.Bhattacharya and officials from NRL and DECT, a press release stated.
As per the MoA, Government of Assam will hand over the existing infrastructure of ITI, Golaghat complex to NRL on long-term lease basis for developing the existing ITI into a centre of excellence. The institute shall offer approved courses to facilitate the youths of Assam and other North East States to improve their skills and thereby enhance their employability prospects particularly in the Industrial sector including hydrocarbon sector.
Under its CSR project ‘Uttoran’, NRL has already been providing skill development training to hundreds of local youths in various skills like cutting & tailoring, welding, nursing, paramedical courses, weaving, hospitality management, commercial automobile maintenance, CNC operation, fitter, geriatric home health care and Panchakarma Ayurveda over the years. This initiative is in furtherance to the nationwide Skill India Mission of the Govt. of India.