New Delhi: The government has announced that businessman and Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata, former Supreme Court judge KT Thomas and former Lok Sabha deputy speaker Kariya Munda have been appointed as trustees of the PM Cares Fund.
In 2020, when the corona Pandemic started spreading rapidly across the country, P.M. CARES fund launched. P.M. Prime Minister appeals for financial assistance to CARES. It is exempt from income tax.
P.M. With financial support from CARES Fund, P.M. Cares for Children was launched on May 29 last year. Steps have been taken to help children who have lost their parents or guardians due to Corona through this scheme. It is reported that 4,345 children are being given financial assistance under this scheme.
In this case, P.M. The government has announced that businessman and Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata, former Supreme Court judge KT Thomas and former Lok Sabha deputy speaker Kariya Munda have been appointed as trustees of the CARES fund.
Also, former Chief Auditor Rajiv Maharishi, former Chairman of Infosys Sudha Murthy and co-founder of Tech for India Anand Shah have been appointed as members of its advisory board.
P.M. A meeting related to CARES fund was held in Delhi yesterday. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the presence of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Home Minister Amit Shah, and the new trustees and advisory board members participated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed everyone, P.M. A press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office stated that CARES is delighted to be a member of the Fund.
In this meeting, P.M. According to the press release, the visionary plan of the CARES Fund was discussed, along with providing emergency assistance to the victims and formulating a series of action plans that would give them hope.