Digboi Travel Guide

 

 

Culture & Economy

Digboi has always retained a British-influenced culture years into independence. Club going, golfing, swimming and tennis were lifestyles of most Digboites since a long time back. Indian Oil Company (then known as Assam Oil Company) runs its oil refinery in Digboi - "the oldest refinery in Asia". Oil is Assam's third-largest industry behind tea and timber. Dibrugarh Airport is the nearest Airport connecting to this oil town. Digboi has the following schools -

* Government school, Digboi
* Carmel school, Digboi
* St. Mary's convent, Bargolai
* A.O.D. Higher Secondary School , Digboi
* Delhi Public School (DPS)- Digboi
* Oil Valley School (OVS), Bogapani, Digboi http://www.oilvalleyschool.com/

Digboi is a town and a town area committee in Tinsukia district in the north-eastern part of the state of Assam, India

Petroleum oil was discovered here in late 19th century and the Digboi oilfield is one of the oldest oil fields. With a significant number of British professionals working for Assam Oil Company until the decade following independence of India, Digboi had a well developed infrastructure and a number of bungalows unique to the town. It has a golf course with 18 holes as part of the Digboi Club. It has guest houses and tourist residential apartments to promote tourism in upper Assam.