Make certain that your financial contribution in the direction of struggle against coronavirus goes into proper fingers. Government has warned donors against fake UPI IDs within the guise of PM’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) fund doing the rounds. In a tweet, PIB Fact Check famous that fictitious UPI IDs are being circulated on the pretext of PM CARES Fund.
“Beware of Fake UPI ID being circulating on the pretext of PM CARES Fund. #PIBFactcheck: The correct UPI ID of #PMCaresFunds is [email protected],” PIB Fact Check tweeted.
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) March 29, 2020
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the creation of the emergency aid fund the place individuals can contribute and assist in the federal government’s struggle against coronavirus. Donations may be made by way of debit and bank cards, web banking, UPI, RTGS, or NEFT, and can be exempted from revenue tax beneath part 80(G) of the Income-tax Act. People from all walks of life have donated to the fund to date.
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President Ram Nath Kovind stated he’ll donate a month’s wage to the PM CARES fund. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and several other Union ministers together with Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Kiren Rijiju and Santosh Gangwar had been amongst those that made an analogous dedication.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal introduced that Indian Railways will contribute Rs 151 crore to the aid fund. The Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force, in addition to workers of the Defence Ministry, have determined to donate in the future’s wage to the fund, amounting to round Rs 500 crore. Home Minister Amit Shah stated in a tweet that the Central Armed Police Forces contributed one-day wage of its personnel, amounting to Rs 116 crore.
Billionaire Gautam Adani introduced a Rs 100-crore contribution by his group’s philanthropy arm to the fund, becoming a member of Tata Group, Reliance Industries and different corporates who’ve come ahead to assist the struggle against the pandemic.
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Tata Sons and Tata Trusts have pledged to contribute Rs 1,500 crore for the trigger whereas Reliance Industries had made an preliminary contribution of Rs 5 crore apart from opening India’s first COVID-19 hospital in Mumbai.
The JSW Group stated it’ll prolong monetary help of Rs 100 crore to fight the lethal virus.
The Sajjan Jindal-led group will present gear to healthcare employees and its workers will donate in the future’s wage.
Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank and its Managing Director Uday Kotak introduced a Rs 60-crore donation. The financial institution will donate Rs 25 crore to PM Cares Fund and Rs 10 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, it stated in a tweet.
A host of Bollywood celebrities have additionally made contributions to the PM CARES fund, together with actor Akshay Kumar, filmmakers Karan Johar and Aanand L Rai, T-Series head Bhushan Kumar and TV host and actor Maniesh Paul.
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