JSPL's Chairman Naveen Jindal handed over a cheque of Rs three crore to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state secretariat on June 22.
The cheque was handed over by Corporation Bank MD P V Bharathi to state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on June 18, the bank said in a statement.
UNICEF India has also started Sneha Sampark in Puri to help the affected kids
Cyclone Fani, a category 4 storm, ravaged the entire Puri district, severely damaging over 2 lakh kutcha and pucca homes.
This was revealed at a meeting when the new Revenue and Disaster Management minister Sudam Marandi took stock of the restoration work in the cyclone affected districts.
Close to 500 ITI students are reportedly part in operations that involve repairing and rebuilding homes, across Bhubaneswar.
Nearly half of the 59,37,365 messages were sent to the farmers of Odisha that saw the maximum destruction due to Fani.
While the loss to public properties was to the tune of Rs 5,175 crore, expenditure towards relief and response stands at Rs 6,767.56 crore, the report said.
Apart from food packets, the residents also sent solar lanterns and family kits consisting of daily use items to the affected families.
Alok Ranjan Sahu, a young artist, said the villagers had been clearing the debris for the last 10 days since the cyclone struck.
The 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm, which made landfall in Puri with wind speed of up to 240 kmph on May 3, has left at least 241 people injured, an official said.
Not seeing much improvement in their situation has made people angry and impatient, who are now coming out on streets to protest against authorities.
In his first interview since Cyclone Fani that ravaged the coastal districts killing 41 people, he said special category status is the need of the hour due to the massive loss to infrastructure which may stall growth of the state.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the package and included support for those dependant on animal husbandry, fisheries, handloom and handicraft.
Noting that around 3,043 stranded passengers were able to travel to their destinations, the release said SCR has earned Rs 20.90 lakh by running special trains.
Odisha has requested the Centre to send 5,000 skilled manpower from neighbouring West Bengal, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
The Ministry of Steel has directed Steel Authority of India Ltd to ensure all-out efforts to meet the requirements of cyclone-hit Odisha.
This is not the first time the Bollywood star has contributed towards a welfare cause.
A Home Ministry statement said the amount would be in addition to the Rs 341 crore that had been provided to the Odisha's State Disaster Response Force in advance.
A prompt and effective action taken by Odisha authorities saw the evacuation of 12 lakh people within a day.
Banerjee addressing a rally at Gopiballavpur sub-division of Jhargram on May 6 said 'I was in Kharagpur monitoring the cyclone but the prime minister's calls were made to my office (in Kolkata) so I could not respond to them.'
His comments came in the backdrop of the TMC hitting out at Modi for calling state Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi instead of talking to the chief minister to enquire about the ground situation in the wake of cyclone Fani on May 3.
Modi promised a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured in the cyclonic storm.
On April 21, based on data from various sources, the IMD forecast that conditions were conducive for formation of a low-pressure area in the Equatorial Indian Ocean and south Bay of Bengal
Patnaik said all families in Puri and in those parts of Khurda, which had been "extremely severely affected" in the storm, will get 50 kg of rice, Rs 2,000 in cash and polythene sheets, if covered under the Food Security Act.