Coal India Limited signed a MoU with the Government of Assam for the rehabilitation and livelihood development of flood affected people of Majuli Island in Assam.
Majuli is the world’s largest river island and is India’s first island district. CIL will help develop high lands and flood-proofing channels, livelihood development through facilities of integrated farming of cattle, pig, poultry, fishery and development of citrus and arecanut plantations in Majuli island.
CIL will also provide two water ambulances for the residents of the island, to cater to their emergency health needs.
S.K Singh, GM, CSR, CIL signed the MoU on behalf of CIL and M. S. Manivannan, Commissioner & Secretary, Department of Revenue and Disaster Management, Govt. of Assam was the signatory on behalf of the Government of Assam.
Ram Prakash Srivastava, Director, P&IR, CIL was present on the occasion.