Naveen waives rent of Odisha Bhawan used for quarantine in COVID-hit Mumbai

Bhubaneswar: Showing humanity and goodwill towards people of Mumbai in the midst of COVID pandemic second wave, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik waived the rent of Odisha Bhawan used for quarantine of healthcare workers in the country’s financial centre.

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) had been using Odisha Bhawan under its jurisdiction as the quarantine centre for doctors and health workers engaged in battle against COVID-19 since April 2020.

While the cost of rent is Rs 2,00,16,000 (Two Crore Sixteen Thousand), Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered the complete abolition of the rent of Odisha Bhavan during the pandemic, the Chief Minister’s Office said today.

It is worth mentioning that Odisha has been supplying oxygen to Maharashtra in the past 15 days on an emergency basis for the treatment of critically ill COVID patients.

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