By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 23 Nov: As a part of the observance of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – celebrating 75 years of India’s Independence, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited continues to organise study tours for students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chandkheda, to its oil-field installations to inculcate passion among the future generations for nation-building. ONGC recently organised study tripe of students to the Oil drilling Rig deployed at Dhamasana village of Ahmedabad.
As many as 105 students of classes IX, X and XI, in three groups of 35 students, each, visited the rig from 8 to 10 November. Students were briefed about the various drilling operations to extract oil and gas from the earth. The operation of the new hydraulic rig was also explained by the engineers of the Drilling Services Team present at the drill site.
Study tours were also organised by ONGC Tripura Asset’s oil-field Installation on 11 and 15 November for around 100 students from Kendriya Vidyalaya, ONGC North Colony, Agartala. The students were given a brief overview of the energy business, beginning with a film on the origins of oil and gas from the fabled archives of the ONGC Museum in Dehradun, followed by another short video presentation on ONGC’s energy business.
Students were also 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.
Both study tours were organised following COVID appropriate behaviour and the students, teachers and ONGC executives adhered to all SOPs relating it.