Odisha Govt Releases Rs 62 Cr From CMRF Towards Incentives To Migrants

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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has released Rs. 62 Crore from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund as incentives to migrant workers who have successfully completed quarantine, in State-run Quarantine Centres adhering to the prescribed guidelines.

Besides, 11 migrants of Nagaland stranded in Odisha have been sent to Dimapur by Bus along with 33 Nagaland persons stranded in Chhattisgarh, in coordination with the Governments of Chhattisgarh and Nagaland.

In the meanwhile, the Odisha State Cooperative Bank has released Rs 2649 Crore as credit assistance to the farmers for the resumption of agriculture activities. The Odisha Government has declared credit assistance to the tune of Rs. 9000 Crores as Crop Loan in Kharif to the farmers affected by COVID-19 situation.

As per further reports, 1771 MT of Moong and Groundnuts worth Rs. 10.49 Crore have been procured so far from the farmers under the Price Support System. More than 15,900 farmers have registered their names for this purpose.

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