Assam CM urged Centre to allocate some shares in Oil India to state govt
Guwahati: The PM Gati-Shakti Master Plan initiative would increase connectivity and lead to fast infrastructure and economic growth, said Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
CM Sarma stated this at the North East Zonal Conference for PM Gati-Shakti Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity in Guwahati, in the presence of Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri.
The Assam government has also requested the Centre to take efforts to allocating part of its Oil India Limited (OIL) shares to the state government in order to aid the company’s smooth functioning.
The CM stated that the Assam government is offering complete cooperation to oil corporations in order to accomplish the aim of expanding the exploration area.
According to Sarma, the Prime Minister reaffirmed his commitment to growth in the Union Budget by allocating funds for the development of capital infrastructure.
He also said that the state government’s complete commitment and enthusiastic participation in the program’s implementation.
Meanwhile, Sarma further added that the government has initiated a capacity-building and training programme for concerned professionals and officials in order to guarantee that the State government’s initiatives under PM Gati Shakti are translated into specific steps on the ground.
Furthermore, Sarma also viewed that the North East Zonal Conference will significantly help in the preparation of the State Master Plan and developing the implementation framework.