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ONGC holds study trip for Assam Engineering College students

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By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 21 Apr: Energy Maharatna ONGC continues to organise study tours for students as a part of the observance of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – celebrating 75 years of India’s independence. During 11-12 April, a group of 50 students from HRH Prince of Wales Institute of Engineering & Technology (PoWIET) in Jorhat, Assam, visited ONGC’s oil-field installations in Borholla (in Jorhat district).
The students, belonging to disciplines such as Electronics, Electrical, Civil and Mechanical, were accompanied by their faculties. The group traveled to the Fire Station, Group Gathering Station and other oil-Drilling sites in Borholla.

The ONGC engineers present at the Fire Station explained the importance of fire safety and the use of various firefighting equipment to the students. At the Group Gathering Station, the engineering students were shown different facilities, including Effluent Treatment Plant-WIP, Pump House, Crude Oil Storage Tank, Oil & Gas Separators and Bath Heater Area.

 

Under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoP&NG), ONGC has been organising study visits for students since September 2021, under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ (AKAM). Till now, ONGC has organised study tours for over a thousand students at various locations of ONGC like Ankleshwar, Assam, Tripura, Rajahmundry, Ahmedabad, Cambay, Cauvery and Mehsana.
Under this AKAM, ONGC is also collaborating with other oil PSUs to launch various projects to boost the country’s indigenous handicraft sector. Central public enterprises under MoP&NG will launch 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 Labour & Employment, Rameswar Teli launched the 3rd project – Assam Handloom project ‘Ujjwal Abahan’ in August 2021.