Odisha News Insight

Odisha Government Releases ₹62 Crores As Quarantine Incentive

The Odisha government has approved the release of funds worth ₹62 crores, which it had declared earlier as an incentive for those isolated in the state-run buildings, from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF). In the initial phase, the fund has been released for three lakh rural returnees and over ten thousand urban recipients.

Formal sources reported that out of the total of ₹62 crores, ₹60 crores had been issued for the Panchayati Raj administration for payment of incentive to those in rural districts, while the remaining sum of ₹ two crores from the corpus was invested in approval of the Housing and Urban Development Department, designated for payment of those residing in urban regions.