Union Minister lauds ONGC for Safety Display

Asset Manager Debasis Sanyal (extreme right) explaining the drilling operation to the Hon'ble MinisterAsset Manager Debasis Sanyal (extreme right) explaining the drilling operation to the Hon'ble Minister

ONGC's display of Operational safety and its practice in letter and spirit has been highly appreciated by the Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge) Mr. Bandaru Dattatreya. The appreciation came on the Minister's visit to the oil major's pavilion in an exhibition on 'Innovative Safe Practices on Emerging Trends in Mining Technology' at Hyderabad organized under the aegis of Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS), South Central Zone, on 5 March 2016. The Rajahmundry Asset has curated the exhibition's raw space.

Further, he singularly praised ONGC for publicizing the message of Hon'ble Prime Minister on reducing the crude imports by 2022 by 10 percent. DGMS- Chief Inspector of Mines, Mr. Rahul Guha, Dhanbad, accompanied the Minister. Mr. Guha expressed gratitude to ONGC for extending every possible support to the event.

ED-Asset Manager Mr. Debasis Sanyal gave a snapshot of the advanced safety architecture of the company, how it is developed and practiced as per the statutory norms without any compromise, to the visiting minister. Safety is our top priority, he reiterated.

Snapshot of the ONGC pavilionSnapshot of the ONGC pavilion

Later, the Hon'ble Minister was taken around the exhibits including drill bits, crude samples, VAP, working model of SRP and drilling rig, and mannequin (life-size model of the human body used for display) dressed with safety suits used during specialized operation and general use. Two LED screens in the stall screened the efforts of ONGC to realize the vision envisaged by Hon'ble Prime Minister.

The exhibition coincided with the golden jubilee celebrations of the National Safety Council, which is striving to minimize the accidents in different industries in the country.

hief Engineer-(Drilling) Mr. P T Rao impeccably coordinated the event much to the satisfaction of the statutory authority-DGMS. Heads of Drilling, Production and Well Services, represented the Asset.

CC, Rajahmundry