The ONGC has dedicated a Rs 313-crore multi-specialty hospital to the people of Assam.
Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam, Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, accompanied by Dinesh K Sarraf CMD, ONGC dedicated the ONGC multi-specialty hospital ‘Chaolung Sukaphaa’ to the people of Assam recently during the its Bhoomi Pujan ceremony Rajabari in Sibsagar district, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
Endorsing the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister of ‘building modern infrastructure in Northeast’ and to unlock its potential ONGC under its CSR initiative is spearheading the multi-specialty hospital in the region.
Speaking on the occasion, Sonowal said that the Government is committed to the development of Assam and exhorted the people of Assam to actively participate in the development mission of the Government. He appreciated ONGC for considering the name of maker of unified Assam, Chaolung Sukaphaa, for the upcoming hospital.
Further, he assured that this hospital would be made suitable for medical and nursing college within two-three years of its establishment. In other towns of Assam, CSR funds of the oil companies will be used developing Nursing colleges.
Dinesh K Sarraf said, “ONGC is committed to improve the health index of Assam and especially Sibsagar. The upcoming multi-specialty hospital is one such initiative of the company. This not-for-profit hospital will offer services at a price which is 70 percent less than the market price and will train the local people in medical services. This is the largest CSR initiative of ONGC till date.”