Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government bear the expenses for bringing back Students and Workers of Odisha stranded in Ukraine, announced Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday.
The Chief Minister has also directed that Development Commissioner-cum-Special Relief Commissioner P.K. Jena will coordinate the overall issue of bringing back citizens from Odisha. Besides, the Resident Commissioner at New Delhi will coordinate with the Government of India over this issue.
The CM has also directed the District Administration to collect information regarding students and workers in Ukraine and effectively coordinate with their family members at this hour of crisis.
Earlier this morning, the Chief Minister had spoken to Union Home Minister Amit Shah and requested him for safe evacuation of stranded Odia students and labourers from the war torn Ukraine.