Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra Governor to donate one month salary to CMRF

All officers and staff of Raj Bhavan will also donate their one day salary to the CM’s relief fund to assist those tested positive for the coronavirus or COVID-19.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra Governor to donate one month salary to CMRF
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Amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari will donate his one month salary to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) in order to provide help for those affected by the coronavirus or COVID-19. 

The Maharashtra Governor announced the same in a press release which further stated that all officers and staff of Raj Bhavan will donate their one day salary to the CM’s relief fund to assist those tested positive for the coronavirus or COVID-19. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a nationwide lockdown in the view of the increasing number of cases for the coronavirus or COVID-19. The lockdown was placed on March 25 and will remain 21-days.

In the wake of the lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has cancelled all his public meetings and addresses till April 14 to contribute in curbing the spread of the deadly virus. 

Governor Koshyari will not be meeting his daily visitors during the 21-days lockdown. However, Koshyari will meet visitors and officials only in the discharge of his important official responsibilities. 

As of March 27, the total number of coronavirus or COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra has increased to 135 while the numbers across the nation have crossed the 720-mark and the death toll for India stands at 17.

Amid the lockdown, the Maharashtra government is trying to reach out to those stuck in the state including pilgrims, labourers and others to make sure that they are taken care of amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has asked all District Collectors to search for those stranded including pilgrims, labours and others. 

“CM Uddhav Thackeray ji has asked all District Collectors to find and reach out to all those from other states- pilgrims, labour etc, stuck in Maharashtra due to lockdown and ensure that they are looked after by Maharashtra (sic),” Aaditya Thackeray tweeted. 

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