Bhubaneswar, August 18 (LocalWire): Odisha Mining Corporation today contributed Rs. 250 crores to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in a bid to support state government efforts to control COVID-19.Sanjeev Chopra, Chairman of the OMC handed over the cheque to Asit Tripathy, Chief Secretary of Odisha at Lok Seva Bhawan today.
OMC had earlier donated Rs. 500 crores to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in March 2020 to support the State Government’s efforts to control the pandemic.
The state-owned entity had also transferred Rs. 250 crores as the interim dividend for the Financial Year 2019-20.This is apart from the Rs 100 crores already contributed to the CMRF in February 2020.
The Corporation is also funding 10 stand-alone COVID-19 Hospitals in eight districts across the state.