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Dibrugarh police on Thursday arrested one Rabindra Panging for allegedly taking money on pretext of providing them jobs at the Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL).

According to allegations, Panging has cheated many youths and collected huge sum of money from them.

“Today, we have arrested Rabindra Panging for fraudulently collecting money from some youths in the name of securing them jobs at BCPL. We have started our investigation,” said a police officer at Assam‘s Dibrugarh police station.

An FIR was registered in Dibrugarh police station in this regard.

Police said he has provided duplicate recruitment letters and entry passes to the youths.

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“He targeted the unemployed youths of the rural areas by assuring them job in BCPL. We have seized fake recruitment letters and entry passes from his possession,” said a police officer.

The BCPL was commissioned on January 2, 2016 at a cost of Rs 9,965 crore and was dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 5, 2016.

The plant was stabilized within eight months of commissioning and achieved full capacity operation during 2018-19.

In the current financial year also, the plant is operating at above 100% capacity.

The company has made remarkable progress in the last fiscal, achieving its maiden profit and is witnessing a consistent increase in its market share of polymer.

BCPL has made commendable market share of about 90 per cent (as far as LLDPE & PP is concerned) in the northeastern region.

The products of BCPL are also being exported to Bangladesh.

Union minister of chemicals and fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda laid the foundation stone of HPG (Hydrogenated Pyrolysis Gasoline) 2nd stage plant at Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) in Dibrugarh on September 19, 2019.

The proposal for setting up a Butene-1 and 2nd Stage Hydrogenation of Pyrolysis Gasoline (HPG) plant at Lepetkata at a cost of Rs 386 crore has been approved by the central government.

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: babs8oct@gmail.com

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