ONGC continues students’ visit to oil-fields under Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to inculcate passion for nation-building

New Delhi: Commemorating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has organized field visits for students at three more of its oil-field installations. As a part of the visit, students toured installations and drilling rigs of Assam Asset, Ankleshwar Asset and Bokaro Asset. The objective of the visits was to provide the students with an insight of various oil-field operations of ONGC and inculcate a passion among them for nation building.

Assam Asset arranged the second study visit for 100 students of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Nazira (Class-IX and XI) to ONGC production installations and drilling Rig in Geleky Field on 9 November 2021. The students were divided into four equal groups to ensure compliance of COVID-19 related safety protocols. Two groups of student have visited the GGS-II and GGS-III in first half of the day while the other two groups visited the drill sites NGDB_SBS (Rig. EV-2000-IV) and GKKK_H (Rig. E-3000-I) of Geleky Field. In the second half of the day, the visit was reversed so students get the opportunity to explore both drilling rig and installation.

Teachers were deputed for escorting the students and lady teachers were deputed for girl students along with members of Skill Development Centre, Sivasagar. Mentors were nominated from each Drill Sites and GGSs to deliver basic acquaintance of the activities with the equipment.

Ankleshwar Asset organized its third study tour for students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ankleshwar to CTF Ankleshwar and workover rig deployed at well number Ank#199 on 15 November 2021. Students were briefed about the various processes and systems in CTF after the oil is produced from earth and were also told how production of oil and gas contributing towards fulfilling the energy needs of the country. Later, the students were taken to a work over rig site (Ank#199) and various operations at rig site were explained to them.

CBM Asset in Bokaro also conducted study tours for 120 students consisting of 57 girl students from local school on 3, 4, 8 and 13 November 2021. The tour was conducted in four batches with 30 students each. The students visited installations EPS (At BK#1), well sites, drilling rig, workover rig & GCS, Gomia.

All the students enjoyed the trip and gained insights of operational activities of ONGC. Field visits of students to various work locations of ONGC were also organized in September and October.

This comes as ONGC, under the guidance of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, is organizing study visits of 25 groups, comprising of around 100 students in each group, during September 2021 to January 2022 to observe Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. ONGC is also collaborating with other oil and gas PSEs, to launch 75 projects – one for each year of independence, to boost the country’s indigenous handicraft sector. Leading the CPSEs, ONGC is supporting 15 projects under its Corporate Social Responsibility, five of which have already been launched.


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