PM Cares Fund : Ratan Tata, the Indian industrialist and chairman of Tata Sons, has been entrusted with a big responsibility. According to the report, he has been appointed as the new trustee of the PM CARES Fund. Along with Ratan Tata, former Supreme Court Justice KT Thomas and former Lok Sabha deputy speaker Kariya Munda have been made trustees of PM Cares Fund.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also participated in the meeting. Let us tell you that both are trustees of PM Cares Fund. Ratan Tata, KT Thomas and Kariya Munda were inducted as new trustees of the fund in the same meeting.
These are the new members in PM Cares Fund
According to the report, some other big celebrities of the country have been nominated in the advisory group of PM Cares Fund. It said that former CAG Rajiv Mehrishi, former Infosys Foundation chairperson Sudha Murthy, Indicorps and former CEO of Piramal Foundation Anand Shah have been nominated to the advisory board, it said.
Meeting under the Chairmanship of PM Narendra Modi
Earlier on Tuesday, a meeting of the Board of Trustees, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was held. The meeting was attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Along with this the newly elected members also took part in this meeting. PM Modi welcomed the new trustees. Let us tell you that PM CARES Fund was created in 2020 as an emergency relief during the Corona epidemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the chairman of this fund.
Ratan Tata donates wholeheartedly
If we look at the personality of Ratan Tata, then he is not only a businessman, but also a simple, noble and generous person, ideal and inspiration for people. He considers even the smallest employee associated with his Tata group as his family and leaves no stone unturned in taking care of them. Apart from this, he is also known to donate a large part of his earnings.
Prime Minister said this big thing about PM Cares Fund
The trust registration of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Emergency Situations Relief Fund (PM CARES Fund) was done on 27 March 2020 in New Delhi under the Registration Act 1908. The donation or donation made in this fund is completely tax free. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), PM Modi said that with the participation of new trustees and advisors, the working of this fund will get a broader perspective. He said that his vast experience in public life, would give more impetus to make this fund more responsive to various public needs.
It is noteworthy that while giving information in the statement issued by the audit recently, it was told that the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief Fund, created to deal with emergencies like Kovid-19 epidemic, increased almost three times in the financial year 2020-21. And this amount became Rs 10,990 crore, while the amount spent from this fund increased to Rs 3,976 crore. This included an amount of over Rs 1,000 crore for migrant welfare and over Rs 1,392 crore for the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines.
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