Amid movement of large number of people stranded in different places of country during nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 the Central government has made some relaxation in rules and passed new order so that these people can return to their home states . After this the Odisha state government is anticipating return of almost 5lac people to the state and hence launched an online portal covid19.odisha.gov.in for registration of such people, where they have to fill-up compulsory registration form to return to the state.
Mandatory Registration For Migrants The state government on Friday formally launched a portal covid19.odisha.gov.in for registration of names and details of people who want to return to the state. To contain the spread of pandemic in state the government has made this registration mandatory. “Anyone who wants to return Odisha via any means (air/road/train) is required to fill-up the registration form online/offline” said Panchayati Raj minister Shri Pratap Jaina. These forms are also available in every Gram Panchayat office in printed as well as digital format. Without filling up the form entry to the state will not be allowed.