Industrial visit to a state with rich natural resources will be interesting, It produces some of the finest and expensive teas and has its own variety Camellia assamica.and supplies up to 25% of India’s petroleum needs. Asia’s first successful mechanically drilled oil well was drilled in Makum (Assam) way back in 1867. Most of the oilfields are located in the Upper Assam region. Assam has four oil refineries located in Guwahati, Digboi, Golaghat (Numaligarh) and Bongaigaon with a total capacity of 7 million metric tonnes (7.7 million short tons) per annum. It is worth mentioning here that Asia’s first refinery was set up at Digboi. Other industrial setup in Assam includes a chemical fertiliser plan at Namrup, petrochemical industries at Namrup and Bongaigaon, paper mills at Jagiroad, Panchgram and Jogighopa, sugar mills at Barua Bamun Gaon, Chargola, Kampur, cement plant at Bokajan & Badarpur, cosmetics plant (HLL) at Doom Dooma, etc
Assam is a state of breath-taking scenic beauty, rarest flora and fauna, vast rolling plain, mighty waterways and a land of fairs and festivals. It shares its borders in the North and East with the Kingdom of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh. Along the south lie Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram.
Meghalaya lies to her South-West, Bengal and Bangladesh to her West. Assam has many fascinating aspects to experience, including the Kaziranga National Park, home to the world famous and rare one horned rhinoceros, the remarkable Majuliisland, ancient Ahom architectural marvels and numerous Golf courses backed by beautiful heritage/luxury resorts and colonial tea bungalows.
Renowned for its tea, rich flora and fauna and other rare species of wildlife on the verge of extinction, there is perhaps no part of the world where such a variety of wildlife exists barring Africa.
Sights to See
Guwahati is a principal centre of socio-cultural, industrial, trade and commerce activities of the entire region.Hugging the shores of the turbulent Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the gateway to the enchanting North Eastern India. The Light of the East, Pragjyotishpura, as it was known once upon a time, is said to have been a vast kingdom during the epic period of the Mahabharata. Today, Guwahati is the hub of the region and also its largest city.
Kamakhya Temple is an ancient seat of tantric and shakti cults of Hinduism and it is the most important shrine of Assam and Umananda Temple is believed to be the world’s smallest human inhabited river island.
State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden is a store house of endangered and rare species of wildlife and plants.
Basistha Ashram is a pilgrimage centre and TirupathiBalaji Temple is modern temple with south-Indian style of architecture.
How would you like to travel?
All the major airlines and low cost airlines operate regular flights between Guwahati and other cities of India other North Eastern states.
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- Numaligarh Refinery Ltd.
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- Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd
- Assam Conductors & Tubes Ltd
- Assam State Weaving & Manufacturing Company Ltd
- Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (B.V.F.C.L.)
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries.
Sualkuchi is One of the rural tourism hotspot of Assam that is being identified by Ministry of Tourism, renown for the production of Assamese silk: Pat, EriandMuga, located 30 km from Guwahati..Gondhmow Tourism Development Society, P.O. &Vill.Gondhmow, Sualkuchi-781103, District: Kamrup, Assam, Tel: (0)9864207439, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Majuli is the biggest river island in the world and it is famous for its satras or Vaishnava Monasteries.Sivasagar is a beautiful town and a former capital of the Ahom kings who ruled Assam. Shivadol or Shiva Temple, KarengGhar, TalatalGhar, Rang Ghar are some of the places worthseeing.
Other parks of the state: Jatinga is famous for the migratory birds suicide mystery located at a distance of 9 km from Halflong. Orang (Rajib Gandhi) Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at 70 km from Mangaldai