ONGC adopts Korbongpara Village at Tripura to protect Korbong tribe

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By Sarkaritel January 10, 2018 19:16


Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has adopted Korbongpara village in Western Tripura District to provide basic amenities including educational support, healthcare, drinking water etc as part of the company’s policy to reach out to the commonest of common people through its CSR.

The Korbong tribe, nestled in the hills of Western Tripura, is on the verge of extinction and today has only 31 families. The initiative, a first of its kind, is aimed at creating self-sustaining livelihood to revive the Korbong tribe as well as develop it into a Model Village.

Inaugurating the Project, Dr Ranjit Debbarma, Chairman, Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC, Khumulung) said that “ONGC has been one of the main partners in the progress of Tripura and improving the quality of life in the state”.

ONGC has granted financial support to Korbongpara for providing facilities like community centre, market shed, sanitation, drinking water and irrigation, internal road connectivity, education centres and provision of quality healthcare.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 10, 2018 19:16