Odisha CM Sanctions Another Rs 20 Cr To BMC For Covid Management

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned another Rs 20 crore from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for Covid management in Bhubaneswar, said an official press release.

It may be mentioned here that earlier a sum of Rs 77 crore has been provided to the BMC for tackling Covid.

Bhubaneswar has the maximum number of Covid hospitals in the State and the highest numbers of Covid patients are undergoing treatment here, the release said.

Since a large number of Covid patients come to Bhubaneswar from different parts of the State for treatment, the amount has been sanctioned keeping the needs of Bhubaneswar in mind.