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COVID-19: Odisha Govt Orders Immediate Stoppage Of All Construction Work


24 March 2020

OMMCOM NEWS


Bhubaneswar: In wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, for its prevention and containment, the Odisha government today ordered immediate stoppage of all construction work across the State.

However, construction work for healthcare facilities and work related to COVID-19 have been excluded.

".....,the Government of Odisha hereby orders immediate stoppage of all construction work across the State except construction work for healthcare facilities and work related to COVID-19," reads an order issued by the Health & Family Welfare (H&FW) department today.

The H&FW order says that the State government has issued the order in exercise of powers conferred under section 2,3 and 4 of the Epidemic disease act, 1897 and framing of Odisha COVID-19 Regulation 2020 for prevention and containment of coronavirus disease, 2019 (COVID-19).

The order has said that in case of any doubt, the State government will issue necessary directions/clarifications.