Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been honoured by Peta India for his exemplary nobility in allocating funds to feed animals.
CM Patnaik will be awarded ‘Hero To Animals Award’ for showing compassion towards animals.
The lockdown has not only affected people but animals as well. In the concern that the animals do not go starving in such conditions, CM approved of Rs 54 lakhs from a relief fund to feed animals of the community.
The initiative undertaken to feed animals are conducted in five municipal corporations and all 48 municipalities of Odisha during the COVID-19 lockdown.