Puri: Krishan Kumar, Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), has written to the Further Chief Secretary, Well being Division urging the latter for declaring the staff of SJTA as COVID warriors.
“I’m to deliver to your variety discover that the staff of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration, Puri are concerned in discharging varied duties throughout this COVID pandemic. This consists of taking good care of the COVID optimistic individuals within the Institutional Isolation Facility (lIF) at Nilachal Bhakta Nivas and aiding the medical groups in vaccination of sevayats and staff. Moreover, they’re repeatedly uncovered to members of public whereas aiding efficiency of nitis inside and out of doors the Temple and taking care of the boarding, lodging and lodging of Ratha Khala sevaks and many others.,” Kumar stated within the letter.
“On this context, I request that every one such officers of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration, Puri could also be declared as COVID warriors for extension of advantages as determined by the State Authorities infrequently,” he urged.
Kumar additionally talked about the names of two personnel of Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) of SJTA– Pruthimanyu Sprint (58) and Pramod Kumar Sprint (59)– who succumbed to COVID-19 in April and requested the Further Chief Secretary for monetary help to their members of the family as per norms.