New Delhi: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), under their CSR arm, has taken the initiative to provide fund for construction of separate toilets for girls and boys, students and ladies and gents teachers and dining hall for a mid-day meal at Birjhora Girls High School, Bongaigaon in Assam. The estimated cost of the projects is Rs 40 lakhs out of which Rs 19 lakhs is allocated for toilet blocks and Rs 21 lakhs is allocated for the dining hall.
Stressing on the need for development by involving public and private sectors, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) worth Rs 40 lakhs was signed between the Bongaigaon district administration and the IOCL on Thursday (18 Jul), media stated.
As per the MoU, the district administration shall be solely responsible for executing the project and related activities while the IOCLs role shall be limited to providing financial assistance only.
Bongaigaon Deputy Commissioner(DC), Adil Khan and Indian Oil’s Assam Oil Division Manager (Law), Kamal Kumar Goswami signed the MoU on behalf of the administration and the IOCL respectively in the presence of Minister Food & Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Phani Bhusan Choudhury.
“The CSR model has proven to be an effective approach to promote inclusive and sustainable development. I am looking forward to more such initiatives by the Corporate,” said Khan.