ONGC donates Rs 14 lakh to West Godavari village

Published: 15th August 2016 07:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2016 07:07 AM   |  A+A-

RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM:  Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)-Rajamahendravaram unit extended a financial assistance of Rs 14 lakh to Badava village in West Godavari district on Sunday, to renovate the water filter beds. As many as 2,678 villagers will be benefitted after the renovation of water filter beds.

Participating in a meeting held here on Sunday, ONGC director (onshore) VP Mahawar reiterated that the ONGC was at the forefront in helping the needy in its operational areas and the company was also committed to taking utmost care of the environment. Safety of the employees and people had been at the heart of the ONGC, since its inception in 1956, he added.

Palacole MLA N Rama Naidu said that the villagers were frequently suffering from water-borne diseases and facing health problems. “Now, with the help of ONGC, the water filter beds will be renovated, which helps prevent the spread of water-borne diseases.”

ONGC-Rajamahendravaram executive director Debasis Sanyal, director (onshore) VP Mahawar and Palacole MLA N Rama Naidu handed over a cheque for Rs 14 lakh to village secretary V Trinadh Choudary.

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