Jagatsinghpur, Sept 24 (LocalWire): Collector Sangram Keshari Mohapatra felicitated an NGO named Samaj Vikash Mission (SVM) of Raghunathpur for volunteering to cremate the dead bodies of COVID positive patients for the last two months.
As per the government circular, an amount of Rs. 45,000 was e-transferred to their account.
Collector Mohapatra said, “When the families, kith and kin and fellow villagers have disowned the dead bodies, the magnificent work done by this NGO is really appreciated and praiseworthy.”
Secretary of SVM Sarit Mohapatra has informed, “We were inspired after being felicitated by the administration today.
Our activists have not only cremated dead bodies but also distributed free cooked food to hundreds of people including disabled persons, street beggars, mentally ill persons and other poverty-stricken persons in Raghunathpur, Jagatsinghpur and Kandarpur of Cuttack district during the lockdown.”