Assam: Oil India Limited supports augmentation of health infrastructure due to surge of COVID-19
Oil India Limited (OIL) has contributed to the fight against COVID-19 by supporting in augmentation of the health infrastructure because of the surge of the second wave of the pandemic.
To combat COVID-19, OIL has contributed Rs 5 crore under CSR to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Assam on May 27.
The amount includes a voluntary contribution of one day’s salary by the employees of the company to support the government in combating this crisis.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has lauded the Oil India Limited for its contribution towards the drive to fight against the pandemic of COVID-19.
The cheque was ceremoniously handed over to Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam by Sushil Chandra Mishra, Chairman and Managing Director, OIL in the presence of Chandra Mohan Patowary, Minister, Industries and Commerce, Ajanta Neog, Minister, Finance, Atul Bora, Minister, Agriculture and Veterinary, S K Barua, Managing Director, NRL, Harish Madhav, Director (Finance), OIL among others.
Sarma also added that he is very confident that the partnership between OIL and the Assam Government in various areas will help in the state's development and the petroleum industry.
It may be mentioned as an industry under the essential service, OIL with the help of the Department of Health and Family Welfare has ensured that all its employees across its various offices in India are vaccinated.
The company has also facilitated the Government in conducting testing and vaccination camps with the help of the company’s team of paramedics and doctors.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)
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