GUWAHATI, April 24:Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) celebrated its 27th Foundation Day with full fervour on April 22, recalling the memorable journey of the Company over the last 26 years. It was on this day in 1993 that NRL was established and since then the Company has marched ahead, surpassing all challenges and building on opportunities to crave a mark for itself in the Oil & Gas industry not only in the State but in the country and overseas as well.
The Foundation Day celebrations started off with a community run inside the NRL Township in Numaligarh followed by flag hoisting by MD S K Barua in presence of employees and their families. Thereafter, fruits were distributed amongst the patients of VKNRL Hospital in the Township premises and a blood donation camp was also organized as part of the occasion. Drawing and Poster-making competitions were also organized among the students of Delhi Public School, Numaligarh and VK NRL School of Nursing on the occasion of NRL Day. Moreover, the Directors’ Conclave was organized in Kaziranga where ex-Directors of the Company met with the present management team and discussed on the path ahead for the Company. Later in the evening, an enthralling cultural programme by accomplished artistes of the State marked the end of the day’s celebrations. The logo of the Company’s Process Safety Management (PSM) was launched in this platform alongwith unveiling of the new name of NRL Township ie. ‘Kunjakanon’ by MD NRL S K Barua.
Earlier, in a run up to the Foundation Day, an exhibition volleyball match was organised amongst National team volleyball players from Golaghat District (Men & Women), NRL Volleyball Team and NRL CISF Volleyball Team on April 21 at NRL Township playground.
Around 40 players participated in the exhibition match which was attended amongst others by MD NRL S K Barua, Director (Technical), NRL B J Phukan and Director (Finance), NRL Indranil Mittra and an enthusiastic crowd.