Assam, Guwahati: Industries and commerce department has come up with strengthening the initiatives of the Assam Government, to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic crisis.
Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary has led the department and the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) concerning pandemic, handed over cheques of Rs. 3,24,46,724 to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
The cheques given are the contribution towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. A brief ceremony was held at Chief Minister’s Office at Janata Bhawan on Wednesday to hand over the cheques, specifically to the CM.
Also, Dr. KK Dwivedi, the Principal Secretary was present during the ceremony held in Janata Bhawan.
Assam Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) has contributed Rs. 1 Crore, Assam Petrochemicals Limited (APL) – 1 Crore, Assam Gas Company Limited (AGCL) has contributed Rs. 82,62,589, Duliajan Numaligarh Pipeline Limited (DNPL) – Rs. 25,44,025 l, Assam Industrial Infrastructural Development Corporation (AIIDC) – Rs. 10 lakhs, Assam Small Industries Development Corporation (ASIDC) – Rs. 5 lakhs, and Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce contribute Rs. 1,40,110; out of the total cumulative amount of Rs. 3,24,46,724.
Moreover, the employees of Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce to have contributed from their salaries respectively. Their contribution to CM Relief Fund was around Rs. 17,05,421.
The Managing Director (MD) and other company representatives of all these companies and corporations have handed over their respective cheques to the CM at the ceremony held on Wednesday.
But, NRL, OIL, BCPL, and the Tea sector have separately contributed to the CMs Relief Fund.