Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shivkumar Dahria, Mayor Fund to purchase relevant equipment, necessary measures and materials for the purpose of prevention of rapid spread of Kovid 19 and relief to the common people in all municipal corporations except Bhilai, Risali and Birgaon of the state. Has been allowed to spend up to a maximum of Rs. 50 lakhs. This initiative of Minister Dr. Dhariya will help to prevent corona infection in municipal areas. Urban Administration Minister Dr. Dahria said that effective steps are being taken under the leadership of the Chief Minister towards preventing and treating Kovid 19 infection. For the prevention of corona infection in the civic areas, clean drinking water system, sanitation including sanitation are also going on continuously by the Urban Administration Department. Sanitation workers under Municipal Corporation, Municipality, Nagar Panchayat are also offering their services in lockdown. Minister Dr. Dahria informed that extensive efforts are being made to prevent corona in the municipal areas. As the number of Kovid victims has increased, it is natural that there may be problems in some places, but the government is ready to deal with it as well. He informed that barring Bhilai, Risali, Birgaon Municipal Corporation, other municipal corporations have been allowed to spend up to Rs 50 lakhs from the mayor’s fund. A letter of acceptance has been sent to the Corporation Commissioners in this regard and it will be allowed to purchase corona prevention, necessary equipment and necessary materials. Minister Dr. Dhariya said that the grant of 50 lakhs from the mayor’s fund will help in taking effective steps towards the prevention of corona in urban areas. He appreciated the officers of the civic body – including employees, sanitation workers, doctors serving in the lockdown, nurses, police, social workers, etc., and said that we will all stand in the direction of stopping the corona till the situation is completely under control. May it not happen. It is worth mentioning that yesterday, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shikumar Dahria took Raipur, Durg, Bhilai, Korba, seriously taking into account the problems in burning bodies after more deaths due to corona infection. Permission has been given for short term tender for operation of electric crematorium at Risali and Bilaspur within 7 days. This will not cause unnecessary trouble to the families who are waiting in Muktidham for hours to cremate the dead body in the hour of disaster.