New Delhi: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) continues its study tours of students, as a part of the observance of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.’ On January 5, 2022; 106 students from Kendriya Vidyalaya of ONGC North Colony, Agartala visited ONGC Tripura Asset’s petroleum installation.
The students travelled from ONGC’s Base Complex at Agartala in buses provided by ONGC. For added security and comfort of the students, they were accompanied by teachers from the school for proper supervision.
Senior engineers from ONGC Tripura Asset at ADB Gas Collecting Station explained the energy business to the students, beginning with a film on the origins of oil and gas followed by another short video presentation on ONGC’s operations. Students were given a walkthrough of the Installation and its key areas viz. Christmas Tree (ADB Well#01), Process Area and Dehydration Unit (from a distance), Manifold Area, etc.
Under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoP&NG), ONGC is organising study visits of 25 groups, comprising of around 100 students in each group, since September 2021, under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.’ Till now, ONGC has organised study tours for over 1,000 students at various locations of ONGC like Ankleshwar, Assam, Tripura, Rajahmundry, Ahmedabad, Cambay, Cauvery, Mehsana, etc.
Under this Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, ONGC is also collaborating with other oil PSUs, to launch various projects to boost the country’s indigenous handicraft sector. The Center Public Enterprises under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas will be launching 75 different handicraft projects across the country. Among these, ONGC has taken the lead and is supporting 15 projects.
ONGC has already launched six handicraft projects in Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand and Karnataka. Minister of State, Petroleum & Natural Gas and Labor & Employment Rameswar Teli launched the 3rd project – Assam Handloom project ‘Ujjwal Abahan’ in August 2021.
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