Odisha Government approves expenditures for Temporary Medical Camps

Odisha Government approves expenditures for Temporary Medical Camps

Bhubaneswar: April 28: Odisha Government has approved expenditures for Temporary Medical Camps for the people stranded outside the State who intend to come back to Odisha after the lockdown period.

Gram Panchayats (GPs) in rural areas and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in urban areas shall manage the centres where people from outside the state on their return to their villages or towns will be quarantined for a period of 14 days before being allowed to go to their homes.

Government has approved the cost of expenditure for running of the temporary medical camps. Food expenditure of Rs 120 has been fixed for adult per day and Rs 100 for child below 14 years for 14 days from the date of report in the gram panchayat and urban local body.

Rs 300 shall be given to each personal hygiene kit which includes tooth brush, paste, tongue cleaner, soaps, oil, razor, masks, sanitary pad, mug, bottle, bucket, etc.

“Two bed sheets and two pillow covers may be procured for each bed. Procurement of Beds (cots and mattresses, pillows) may be made through hiring and hiring cost can be charged to SDRF. If these have to be procured, funds under other schemes of the concerned Department may be utilized,” the government order said.

Expenditure towards cleaning, sanitation and security cost per centre should not exceed Rs 2000 per day.

The directive mentions a detailed account of persons kept in the TMC shall be maintained in a register. The data of such people shall be uploaded on the official website of the concerned district. Details of people engaged for cleaning and maintenance of the facilities shall also be maintained for a record.

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