Oil minister dedicates three ONGC projects in Assam

The ONGC board accorded approval for the multi-specialty 300 bed-hospital project to be undertaken in three phases

GN Bureau | March 5, 2019


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Minister of petroleum and natural gas and skill development and entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated three mega projects of ONGC in Assam. Along with two engineering projects of ONGC related to oil processing and transportation, he also dedicated a multi-specialty hospital to the nation at Rajabari in Sivasagar in Assam.

 
The ONGC hospital, the PSU’s single largest corporate social responsibility (CSR) project, is aimed at providing quality and affordable medicare to the people of Sivasagar and upper Assam.
 
The ONGC board accorded approval for the multi-specialty 300 bed-hospital project to be undertaken in three phases. The first phase of this hospital building, with 50 beds, at a cost of Rs 99 crore is getting ready for functioning. Competent and qualified doctors have already been recruited from the state of Assam by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Vaidyakiya Pratisthan (BAVP), the COM (Construction, Operation and Management) partner engaged towards implementing this project. Further, the recruitment process for paramedics, nurses and other support staff   from Sivasagar and adjoining areas  has been initiated.
 
He also dedicated to the nation the effluent treatment cum water injection plant at Lakhmani oilfield of ONGC. This ONGC plant, built at an investment of Rs 88 crore, will handle the effluent produced at Lakhmani and Demulgaon fields and after treatment inject the water into the reservoir for pressure maintenance.

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