On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the government is setting up Prime Minister’s Citizen Assurance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund. He urged the people of the country to come together and contribute whatever they can to help the government fight against the novel Coronavirus.
PM Modi is the Chairman of the trust and the Home Minister, Finance Minister, and Defence Minister is all members of it.
On Saturday, PM Modi tweeted, “देशभर से लोगों ने COVID-19 के खिलाफ लड़ाई में सहयोग करने की इच्छा जाहिर की है। इस भावना का सम्मान करते हुए Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund का गठन किया गया है। स्वस्थ भारत के निर्माण में यह बेहद कारगर साबित होगा। (People of India have voiced a war against COVID-19 and considering it, the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund have been established. It will be an important step towards building a healthy nation)”.
देशभर से लोगों ने COVID-19 के खिलाफ लड़ाई में सहयोग करने की इच्छा जाहिर की है।— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 28, 2020
इस भावना का सम्मान करते हुए Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund का गठन किया गया है। स्वस्थ भारत के निर्माण में यह बेहद कारगर साबित होगा।
Here is how one can donate to PM-CARES Fund to help the government fight against the Coronavirus.
- Log on to the website: https://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/
- Find “CLICK HERE FOR DONATION DETAILS”
- Scan the QR code and you can pay using wallets like Paytm, GooglePay and more
You can also pay through other mediums if you do not have any online wallet. Here are the steps:
- On the screen which appeared after you clicked on “CLICK HERE FOR DONATION DETAILS” locate “CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE DONATION”
- It will take you to SBI Bank’s website where after reading through and accepting the terms, you can click on “Proceed”
- Select the option “Donation”
- Fill in your information and click Submit and make the payment
One can also use net banking or mobile banking to donate the money, below are the details
Name of the Account: PM CARES
Account Number: 2121PM20202
IFSC Code: SBIN0000691
SWIFT Code: SBININBB104
Name of Bank & Branch: State Bank of India, New Delhi Main Branch
UPI ID: pmcares@sbi
As of now India’s tally of COVID-19 cases has reached 987 and the total facility has reached 25.
As PM Modi announced the establishing of PM-CARES Fund, many people came forward and donated funds including Tata Sons, Tata Trusts, Akshay Kumar, JSW Group, T-Series, and many more.
Also Read: To Fight Coronavirus In India, Tata, Akshay Kumar, BCCI And Others Come Together Even Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa has pledged Rs. 20 lakh to the relief fund to help the country fight against the novel Coronavirus.