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ONGC organizes study trip for Assam Engineering College students: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

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Study trip for Assam Engineering College students by ONGC

Assam Engineering College students – New Delhi (India CSR): As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – marking the 75th anniversary of India’s independence – Energy Maharatna ONGC continues to conduct study tours for youngsters. A delegation of 50 students from HRH Prince of Wales Institute of Engineering & Technology (PoWIET) in Jorhat, Assam, visited ONGC’s oil-field installations in Borholla on the 11th and 12th of April 2022. (in Jorhat district). 
 
Students from many disciplines, including Electronics, Electrical, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering, were joined by their professors. Borholla’s Fire Station, Group Gathering Station, and other oil-Drilling sites were visited by the group. 
 
The ONGC engineers on hand at the Fire Station educated the kids on the importance of fire safety and the proper use of various firefighting equipment. The engineering students were shown several facilities at the Group Gathering Station, including the Effluent Treatment Plant-WIP, Pump House, Crude Oil Storage Tank, Oil & Gas Separators, and Bath Heater Area.

Assam Engineering College students study trip

ONGC has been organizing study visits for students under the patronage of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoP&NG) since September 2021, as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav‘ (AKAM). ONGC has hosted over a thousand students on study visits at its various locations, including Ankleshwar, Assam, Tripura, Rajahmundry, Ahmedabad, Cambay, Cauvery, and Mehsana. 
 
ONGC is also partnering with other oil PSUs under this AKAM to implement a number of programmes aimed at boosting the country’s indigenous handicraft sector. 75 distinct handicraft projects will be launched across the country by MoP&NG’s centre public enterprises. ONGC has assumed the lead and is funding 15 of these projects. Six handicraft initiatives have already been initiated by ONGC in Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, and Karnataka. In August 2021, Shri Rameswar Teli, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Labor and Employment, unveiled the third initiative, the Assam Handloom project ‘Ujjwal Abahan.’ 

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