NTPC Bongaigaon provides hope for reelers and weavers of Bodoland Silk Park, Kokrajhar

This project made at an estimated cost of approximately Rs. 50 lakhs is a part of NTPC Bongaigaon’s CSR initiative that demonstrates the company’s dedication to sustainable development and social responsibility.

NTPC Bongaigaon provides hope for reelers and weavers of Bodoland Silk Park, Kokrajhar

Bongaigaon: In a significant step towards community development, Shri Sudip Nag, Regional Executive Director (ER-I and ER-II), NTPC laid the foundation stone for a new residential dormitory for reelers and weavers at Bodoland Silk Park, Department of Sericulture, Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) at Kokrajhar.

This project made at an estimated cost of approximately Rs. 50 lakhs is a part of NTPC Bongaigaon’s CSR initiative that demonstrates the company’s dedication to sustainable development and social responsibility.

During his maiden visit to NTPC Bongaigaon recently, Shri Sudip Nag, along with Shri Akhilesh Singh, Business Unit Head, NTPC Bongaigaon, Shri Onkar Nath, Head of HR, NTPC Bongaigaon and NTPC Bongaigaon officials toured the Bodoland Silk Park in presence Shri A.K. Chakrabarty, Director of Sericulture and representatives from BTC.

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The NTPC team was given an in-depth explanation of the silk-making process, from worm rearing to the weaving of finished products. Live demonstrations showcased the skills and dedication of the Silk Park workers.

At the foundation stone laying ceremony, Shri Sudip Nag expressed his pride and gratitude for being part of this mission in partnership with the Department of Sericulture. He emphasized NTPC’s commitment to societal well-being beyond its core business. “This dormitory project is part of our goal to support approximately 10,000 reelers and weavers in the BTC region,” said Shri Nag, thanking the Department of Sericulture for this collaborative effort.

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Shri Akhilesh Singh reiterated NTPC Bongaigaon’s focus on creating local employment, empowering women, and boosting income generation for the region’s residents. “Our initiatives aim to uplift the socio-economic status of the local community, and this dormitory is a crucial step in that direction,” he stated.

This initiative marks a significant milestone in NTPC’s journey towards inclusive growth and community development, highlighting the company’s commitment to sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. 

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