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Naveen Plea For Elderly

Elderly People need extra care and in COVID-19 Pandemic as they have become more vulnerable.

Accordingly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the people to take extra care of the elderly in the society.

“The world is facing an unprecedented crisis due to COVID-19, leaving our elders more vulnerable than ever,” he said.

"Let us all pledge to take extra care of our elders as we grapple with the pandemic and give them love and respect they deserve", he said in a message on the occasion of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

The Chief Minister expressed happiness over return of Non Resident Odias (NRO)s through special flight of Air Arabia from Sharjah (UAE) by Odia Pilot Captain Madhusmita Patnaik.

CM said that the enthusiasm and sincere effort of all working for the safe return of Odias during COVID-19 crisis is praiseworthy.

Chief Minister lauded the Sarpanchs for their dedicated service in their areas for containing the spread of COVID-19 and also providing all facilities to the migrants, adhering to Government guidelines.

“Their sincerity and dutifulness are the source of inspiration for others,” CM said.

During COVID-19 crisis District Mental Health Program (DMHP) Team have visited more than 813 Temporary Medical Centres(TMCs) and counseled 39,123 migrants on anxiety, depression, panic disorder and substance abuse cases.

10 teams have been formed across 3 districts to provide tele-counselling on mental health.

As many as 6405 Odia people returned to State on 15 June taking the number of such people to 5,50,310, an official said.

State Police has registered 23 cases for violation of different regulations and guidelines related to COVID-19 while 72 persons have been arrested by police for different violations.
 


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