Odisha provides food destitute, homeless in urban areas


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has asked the district collectors to provide food to destitute, homeless persons and beggars free of cost in urban areas during the lockdown for coronavirus outbreak.

It asked the collectors to arrange hot cooked meal/dry food/packaged food for the destitute, homeless, beggars and people without food during both day and night free of cost.

The government said funds required for providing food will be met out of the Red Cross Fund available in respective districts.