GUWAHATI, Dec 10: Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary interacted with heads of the central and state Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) like Oil India Limited (OIL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL), Brahmaputra Cracker Polymer Limited (BCPL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), Gail India Limited (GAIL), Assam Gas Company Corporation Limited (AGCL), Assam Petro-chemicals Limited (APL) and Coal India Limited at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara to discuss various issues on Tuesday.
Representatives of government departments like Environment and Forest, Transport, Public Works Department, Revenue and Disaster Management and Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) were also present in the interaction.
Issues broadly related to land acquisition, road infrastructure, law and order, freight subsidy claims were discussed and deliberated in details. The Minister also took stock of the NRL Expansion Plan and the Indradhanush Gas Grid project.
Patowary asked the PSUs the necessity to interact with Industries and Commerce Department to expedite matters and resolve all issues and assured full support for the growth of business and trade. He also called upon the PSUs to contribute its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Fund for poor students in skill development.
Dr KK Dwivedi, Commissioner and Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department; Dr Satyendra Singh, Chief Conservator of Forest; Rupak Mazumdar, Commissioner and Secretary, Environment and Forest; MD, ASDM, AP Tiwari and other officials of various departments were present in the meeting.