Coronavirus: Temporary closure of Aahaar Centres in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has ordered the temporary closure of the Aahaar Centres (cheap meal outlets) except those operating near the hospitals till March 29 in view of the lockdown to contain COVID-19.

The government has also granted commuted leave (without producing medical certificates) to its employees above 50 years and having conditions like diabetes, respiratory problems, renal diseases, heart diseases and other life-threatening illness up to April 4.