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Covid-19 relief fund donated 342 crores, Maharashtra spent 55 crores on rent of migrant laborers


Maharashtra CM covid-19 fund receives Rs 342 cr in donations

Mumbai. In Maharashtra, around Rs 342 crore was donated to the Chief Minister Kovid-19 Relief Fund out of which Rs 23.82 crore was spent to control the spread of the virus, while Rs 55.20 crore was paid by migrant workers to their home state. Costs incurred in rent.

This has been revealed in the information received under Right to Information (RTI). According to the data provided by the government, till May 18, the fund received a total of Rs 342 crore, out of which only Rs 23.82 crore has been spent in overcoming the infection.

Under the Right to Information Act, activist Anil Galgali had sought information about this effect from the government. According to the government's reply, the maximum amount of Rs 55.20 crore was spent in sending migrant workers to their home state. Apart from this, 80 lakh rupees were given as compensation to the families of migrant workers who lost their lives in the train accident in Aurangabad on 8 May.

This post was published on June 2, 2020 9:25 am

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