NTPC Bongaigaon and IOCL Bongaigaon Refinery formalized Mutual Aid Agreement

The Mutual Aid Agreement is set to be effective for a period of five years, with provisions for renewal and periodic review to ensure its continued effectiveness.

NTPC Bongaigaon and IOCL Bongaigaon Refinery formalized Mutual Aid Agreement

New Delhi: NTPC Bongaigaon and IOCL Bongaigaon Refinery have formalized a Mutual Aid Agreement (MAA) for Emergency Response Plan (ERP) on 6th February,2024 at NTPC Bongaigaon which aimed at bolstering emergency readiness and response capabilities in between the individual organisations.

The agreement was signed by Shri Nayan Kumar Barua, ED & Refinery Head of IOCL - Bongaigaon Refinery and Shri K.C. Muraleedharan, CGM (O&M), NTPC Bongaigaon in the presence of Shri Karunakar Das, Business Unit Head of NTPC Bongaigaon.

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Shri Karunakar Das expressed their confidence in the agreement, emphasizing its importance in enhancing emergency preparedness and response capabilities in the region. Shri Karunakar Das added that the partnership with IOCL - Bongaigaon Refinery signifies our dedication to ensuring the safety and well-being of our employees, stakeholders, and the surrounding areas. Together, we will work tirelessly to mitigate the impact of disasters and safeguard our operations, he added.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Barua said that mutual aid agreement outlines key objectives including establishing and developing mutual aid assistance for industrial emergency situations, providing timely and organized assistance beyond the capacity of individual organizations.

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Under the terms of the agreement, both IOCL - Bongaigaon Refinery and NTPC Bongaigaon commit to providing personnel, equipment, facilities, and services to assist each other during emergencies besides sensitizing members and the public on disaster threats and mitigation strategies, promoting loss control procedures related to hazards associated with member industries. The agreement also specifies designated staging areas and authorized representatives responsible for activating mutual aid assistance.

The Mutual Aid Agreement is set to be effective for a period of five years, with provisions for renewal and periodic review to ensure its continued effectiveness.

The agreement was attended by Shri K C Daimary , GM (IC)-HR, Pallab Nath, GM (F&S), Anirban Chanda, CTSM and Sandeep Das, SESM from IOCL Bongaigaon Refinery, Shri Induri S Reddy, GM (Maintenance), Shri Asutosh Biswas, GM (Operation), Shri Ashish Kumar, Deputy Commandant, CISF, Shri Paresh Mathur, AGM (TS), Shri Onkar Nath, AGM (HR), Shri Pavel Sarkar, AGM(Safety) from NTPC Bongaigaon

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