Standing in solidarity with the people of Assam, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has contributed Rs 7.5 crore to the chief minister’s relief fund to support the relief and rehabilitation works in the flood-affected Northeastern state.
ONGC CMD Alka Mittal along with director (onshore) Anurag Sharma, met the chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on July 5 and handed over the cheque. Union minister of state for petroleum and natural gas, labour and employment Rameswar Teli was also present during the meeting.
They expressed their profound pain on the heavy loss of lives and livelihood in the state due to the floods while handing over the relief.
Alka Mittal said ONGC has been and will be always with the people of Assam, who are battling unprecedented floods in the majority of its districts.
This noble gesture manifests the ONGC's commitment to the cause of Assam. pic.twitter.com/BZkqo7eqWi
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 5, 2022
The chief minister thanked the ONGC for their kind gesture.
“Deep gratitude to @ONGC_ CMD Dr Alka Mittal for handing over a cheque of ₹7.5 crore along with Hon Union MoS Shri @Rameswar_Teli as contribution to CM Relief Fund to help our flood-affected people. This noble gesture manifests the ONGC’s commitment to the cause of Assam,” Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted later.