Assam govt seeks petroleum ministry help to control Baghjan fire

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Published: September 10,2020 08:56 PM
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September 10: Assam government has urged the Union Petroleum Ministry to engaged specialists for dousing fire at Baghjan gas leakage.

September 10: Assam government has urged the Union Petroleum Ministry to engaged specialists for dousing fire at Baghjan gas leakage. Informing this, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the government has also requested Oil India Limited and the ministry to release adequate compensation to affected families.



The Chief Minister, on a visit to Dibrugarh, held a discussion with the Principal and Heads of departments of Assam Medical College and reviewed the steps taken for treatment of patients, especially in view of the number of positive cases rising day by day.



He held a meeting with the Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University, principals of Assam Medical College and 25 other colleges to discuss ways and means for conducting on line classes and holding examinations 'on line' or 'off line' in view of COVID 19 pandemic. The meeting also discussed on National Education Policy 2020 and how effectively the policy can be implemented in the state.



Sonowal during the meeting also said that during the COVID 19 pandemic, when regular classes are not getting possible, teachers should take special care for boosting the morale of the students. He also pointed out that during the present situation, the students along with their parents are passing through very uncertain situation. He, therefore, requested the teaching fraternity to be on constant touch with the students.



Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unrelenting demeanour to bail the country out of this extra-ordinary situation, the Chief Minister urged upon the teachers to render their academic activities simultaneously with upholding work culture of the state. The Chief Minister said that the teachers should provide the government their academic insight so that the government in return can formulate policies based on the inputs provided by the teachers.



As there is no vaccine available to fight COVID-19, the Chief Minister urged teachers, students and parents to work with “Team Assam” spirit to defeat the novel coronavirus.



The vice chancellor of Dibrugarh University while taking part in the discussion informed the Chief Minister about various steps taken for smoothly conducting graduate and post-graduate examinations in the colleges affiliated to the university. Other teachers highlighted issues faced by students in online classes and requested the CM to initiate needful steps address the challenges.