India’s Energy Maharatna ONGC extended its support towards Assam Energy Institute to nurture world- class manpower in the broad field of petroleum technology and energy sector. This Assam centre of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) is co- promoted by ONGC as an energy domain- specific institute.

Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Labour and Employment Shri Rameswar Teli inaugurated the newly-constructed Academic Block, Boys’ Hostel and Girls’ Hostel at Assam Energy Institute, Sivasagar in the august presence of Shri Arun Kumar Singh, Chairman & CEO, ONGC as Guest of Honour, Shri Bhaskar Jyoti Phukan, Managing Director, Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Shri Aditya Vikram Yadav, District Commissioner, Sivasagar, Professor A.S.K. Sinha, Director, RGIPT, and Shri Rajesh Tiwary, ED-Asset Manager, ONGC Assam Asset on Monday (4 March 2024).

In his speech, Shri Teli remarked, “I’m delighted to witness the inauguration of the academic block and hostels at Assam Energy Institute. My felicitations to the entire institute for this significant step. I would also like to acknowledge the significant contribution and vision of ONGC towards education, which is truly commendable.”

Shri Arun Kumar Singh, Chairman & CEO, ONGC, said, “We are happy to support for such a great cause.  We hope Assam Energy Institute will emerge as one of the top institutes in the country, contributing significantly to the energy sector’s growth and development.”

These new facilities at Assam Energy Institute mark an important step in the institute’s journey to forward its mission to nurture skilled energy professionals who will play pivotal roles in shaping the future of the energy industry.

This initiative not only underscores ONGC’s steadfast commitment to fostering academic growth while striving for excellence within the energy sector, but also reaffirms its position as a leading entity dedicated to advancing the energy industry.

Assam Energy Institute, a centre of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology stands as an energy-centric hub dedicated to the all-round development of young aspiring energy professionals, particularly in the hydrocarbon sector.

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology has been accorded the eminence of an institute of national importance akin to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). RGIPT is co- promoted as an energy domain- specific institute by six leading Oil Public Sector Units in association with the Oil Industry Development Board (OIDB).


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