COVID-19: CM releases Rs.17.5 crore to VDBs

DIMAPUR, MAR 27 (NPN) | Publish Date: 3/27/2020 12:41:13 PM IST

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday informed that the state government released Rs.17.5 crore to Village Development Board (VDB) to combat COVID-19.

Rio in his tweet said: “To meet the immediate needs of the rural people in #Nagaland and in an effort to combat #COVID2019, 50% of state funded grants-in-aid to VDB amounting to Rs. 17.5 Cr has being released to set-up quarantine homes and for  procurement of basic necessities. #LetsFightCorona #COVID.”
Appeals for donation: In another tweet, Rio appealed to the citizens to donate to the Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) for COVID-19. “I appeal to each one of you to donate to the CMRF. Your donation will support immediate and long-term relief and recovery in vulnerable communities in these challenging times we are collectively facing.”
For any donation Rio said one can transfer it to CHIEF MINISTER RELIEF FUND, SBI Kohima A/c no. 10530527879, IFSC: SBIN0000214 and PAN card no. Chief Minister Relief Fund: AAAGC2036D.


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