COVID-19: OMC contributes Rs 250 cr to CMRF


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC), as a responsible public sector company, on Tuesday, contributed Rs 250 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) for supporting the state government efforts to control the COVID-19 situation.

Sanjeev Chopra, Chairman, OMC handed over the cheque to Asit Tripathy, Chief Secretary at Lok Seva Bhawan today.

It was handed over in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

OMC had earlier donated Rs. 500 crore to the CMRF in March 2020 to support the state government’s efforts to control the pandemic.

The state-owned entity had also transferred Rs. 250 crore as the interim dividend for the financial year 2019-20.

This is apart from the Rs 100 crores already contributed to CMRF in February 2020.

The Corporation is also funding 10 stand-alone Covid-19 Hospitals in eight districts across the state.