25 March 2020
Bhubaneswar: The State government today released Rs 44.50 crore to the 30 District Red Cross Societies in the State from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) for taking necessary steps on war footing basis to combat coronavirus (COVID-19).
“The State government today released Rs 44.50 crore to the 30 districts to take necessary steps on war footing to combat corona,” informed State government's Chief Spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi while addressing the scheduled presser at Geeta Govinda Sadan here today.
While Ganjam and Malkangiri districts have been given Rs 3 crore each; Balasore, Baragarh, Balangir, Cuttack, Kalahandi, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khurda, Nayagarh, Puri, Sambalpur districts have been given Rs 2 crore each.
Similarly, Angul, Bhadrak, Boudh, Dhenkanal, Gajapati, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Kandhamal, Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Nuapara, Nawarangapur, Rayagada, Subarnapur and Sundargarh districts have been given Rs One crore each.
Besides, Rs 50 lakh has been given to Deogarh district.