OGDCL Donates 45-Seater Bus to Girls College Karak

Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) a leader E&P company in Petroleum Sector in Pakistan is striving to improve the livelihood of the communities through its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiatives in various sectors. In another initiative under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) has donated a 45-seater (Air-Conditioned) bus to the Government Postgraduate College, Karak. The transport facility of approximately costing Rs. 20 Million, will help saving around 600 female students of the college from financial hardships in terms of managing their daily transport arrangements.
The OGDCL Management responded to a request from Principal of the College with endorsement from the concerned Member National Assembly, Mr. Shahid Khattak along with local notables and Deputy Commissioner, Karak for provision of the bus for the College.
The female students belonging to rural areas of Karak city are mostly from poor families and they do not have adequate affordable transport facilities to commute “to and from” college. Around 600 female students are getting their BS level Education in the college and some of them are facing huge financial hardships in terms of managing their daily transport arrangements.
OGDCL takes pride in giving priority to the female population of District Karak (being the top producing district for OGDCL) while acknowledging and addressing their education related travelling needs. The CSR initiative by the OGDCL will go a long way in promoting the women’s education in the area.
OGDCL being a socially responsible Company, is also providing facilities to the local communities of District Karak in the areas of Education, Health, Water, Infrastructure, Environment, Sports etc. The Company aims to launch a Greater Water Supply Scheme for the community to overcome the problem of water shortage in district Karak. The efforts are underway for planning, designing and construction of the project with active assistance from Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The estimated cost of the project is Rs.380 Million (approx.).

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