NAGAON PAPER MILL
Eastern Panorama|September 2020
The Lost Glory of Assam
Sarat Sarma

The biggest paper mill under Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd in Assam’s Morigaon district has not seen any sign of rejuvenation even 6 years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s revival promise. New Delhi assured a lot to the mill employees from time to time but all these later became a nightmare to them, as government is found inching towards its hidden strategy of handing the mill over to some private parties. The mill’s shutter remains closed for couple of years.

Three mill employees committed suicide so far as they are deprived from the money they deserve from the government.

Nagaon paper mill, under the Hindustan Paper Corporation, was established in 1985. The mill has the capacity of producing 300 mt paper per day. Altogether 750 people from different parts of the country were engaged at the very beginning as employees of the paper mill. As per report, Nagaon paper was the only production unit of the corporation which earned profit till the end of production.

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