Maharashtra, Delhi given maximum Ventilators Procured from PM-CARES fund
The PM CARES Fund Trust has allocated Rs 2000 crore for supply of 50000 ‘Made-in-India’ ventilators to government-run COVID hospitals in all States and UTs and Rs 1000 crore was allocated for the welfare of migrant labourers. So far 2,923 ventilators have been manufactured, out of which 1340 ventilators have already been delivered to the States and UTs.
Statutory funds can’t come in way of PM-Cares Fund, says government
Any demand to transfer the PM-Cares Fund to the NDRF is not maintainable ...
Donations by firms under PM-CARES to qualify as CSR activity
The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) notified the inclusion of contributions ...
As people stayed home, cyber fraud tripled during lockdown in Delhi
Several accounts and IDs through which people were defrauded in the name of Covid-19 donations were also blocked in the recent past. Over 80 blocked IDs pertained to the PM-Cares fund. About 150 social media accounts were blocked for posting provocative content.
'China lulled India into complacency by Jhoola diplomacy', tweets P Chidambaram
Amid allegation of PM-CARES fund receiving money from the Chinese companies, former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday mounted fresh at...
Opposition to seek mega relief package, unlocking of PM-CARES for DBT
The meeting will seek several measures for farmers, including early procurement with better MSP and special relief steps. Leaders of about a dozen parties are expected to attend the meeting.
PM-CARES to be audited by independent auditors
The new fund has been opened up for donations from abroad after it was exempted from the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. Donors will be able to download donation receipts directly from the PM-CARES portal itself, ET has learned.
30,000 ventilators funded by PM-CARES to arrive by August, PM says supply has started
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in his address to chief ministers earlier in the day that the supply of made-in-India ventilators had started under the PM-CARES Fund. In May, Rs 2,000 crore was allotted from the fund for procuring 50,000 ventilators. This will double the number of ventilators in the country and help save lives of Covid-19 patients.
PMCARES Fund: Rs 3,100 crore allocated for ventilators, migrant workers and vaccine
The PM CARES Fund Trust on Wednesday decided to allocate Rs 3,100 crore for fight against COVID-19, the Prime Minister's Office said in a st...
Finance Ministry issues modified circular on salary contribution to PM-CARES Fund
Making changes, the new circular has said those willing to donate must write to the drawing & disbursing officer of the revenue department. The earlier circular had said those "not willing to donate" should write to the drawing & disbursing officer intimating their unwillingness to make the contribution.
West Bengal CM Mamata urges Centre to give Rs 10,000 each to migrant workers
Banerjee suggested that a portion of the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES) could be used for the purpose.
Edelweiss Group contributes Rs 2 crore to PM-Cares Fund
The company's employees have collectively raised Rs 11 lakhs to help over 25,000 migrant and vulnerable families.
Paytm collects Rs 100 cr contributions for PM-CARES Fund
Paytm also said it is seeking donations for meals for daily wage earners and is working on this initiative in association with the KVN Foundation.
Covid-19: Jindal Stainless to contribute Rs 5 crore to PM-CARES
Jindal Stainless has committed Rs 5 crores to Prime Minister's citizen assistance and relief in emergency situations fund (PM-CARES) in the wake of ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Government amends norms; companies' contribution to PM CARES Fund to qualify as CSR expenditure
The PM CARES Fund would be utilised to deal with any emergency or distress situation such as coronavirus outbreak.
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