Odisha Govt announces monetary incentives for healthcare personnel on COVID19 duty

Bhubaneswar:  Government has approved incentive of Rs. 1000/-, Rs.500/-, Rs. 200/- per day for the Doctors, Paramedics (Staff Nurse/Pharmacist/Radiographer/laboratory Technician) and Class-IV employees respectively engaged in COVID Health facilities such as dedicated Covid Hospitals/Covid health Centres/Covid Care Centres in the State for treatment and care of COVID-19 positive patients. These categories of employees are entitled to avail the incentive for those days in which they are in active line of duty. The expenditure for the same will be met out of CMRF. Health & Family Welfare Department has issued an order to this effect.
Government has made a provision of Rs.7500/- for handling and disposal of each Covid positive dead body. Health & Family Welfare Department has issued an order to this effect.