Over a week after Cyclone Fani hit the state of Odisha, the Eastern state is presented with the challenge to rebuild itself. Basic necessities like water supply, electricity and mobile connectivity are still not completely restored.
Close to 1.56 lakh electricity poles were uprooted, and a large part of the capital city of Bhubaneshwar remains in darkness as residents brave the temperature of around 40 degrees.
While several companies and individuals have stepped in to help one of the most disaster-ready states in the country, you can also do you bit to help the government's rehabilitation efforts in the districts affected by on of the worst cyclones in recent times.
Donations made towards the Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund are eligible for tax deduction under section 80G of the Income Tax Act.
1. Chief Minister's Relief Fund
You can donate to Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund either:
1. Directly online
2. Make a money transfer to:
- Account- Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund
- Account number: 006101057842
- IFSC Code: ICIC0000061
3.You can also write a cheque or demand draft in favour of the "Chief Minister's Relief Fund, Odisha" payable to the following mail address:
Additional Secretary to Government
Chief Minister's Relief Fund
General Administration & Public Grievance Department
Odisha Secretariat, Bhubaneswar-751001
2. UPI ID
You can make a contribution to the Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund by using any UPI enabled app like Google Pay.
Simply send the amount to the UPI address:
If you are a Paytm user, the app has an option to contribute to the Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund. You can click here for a direct link.
The Amazon App app also allows you to make a direct payment using the UPI route. Just scan the QR code in this link provided to make your contribution to the Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund.