Dhenkanal: A newborn girl child was found abandoned on Thursday near an agriculture field in Jhagadapada village under Shogara gram panchayat under Kamakshyanagar block of Dhenkanal district.
The infant, believed to be one-day old, was rescued by local people and was later admitted at the block community health centre.
The baby is under treatment and is doing fine. We are trying to trace the parents of the baby. The infant will be handed over to his biological parents if traced. The Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Dhenkanal has been apprised of baby’s recovery, police said.