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Modi Launches PM CARES Fund to Tackle Coronavirus, Urges People to Donate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund will go a long way in creating a healthier India, he said on Twitter.

  • News18.com
  • Last Updated: March 28, 2020, 5:38 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the creation of an assistance and emergency situation relief fund where people can contribute and help in the government's fight against coronavirus.

The Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund will go a long way in creating a healthier India, he said on Twitter.

"People from all walks of life expressed their desire to donate to India's war against COVID-19," he said, adding the fund has been constituted respecting that spirit.

Giving details of how people can donate, the PM shared a UPI ID and said debit, credit cards, internet banking and RTGS/NEFT.

"The PM-CARES Fund accepts micro-donations too. It will strengthen disaster management capacities and encourage research on protecting citizens. Let us leave no stone unturned to make India healthier and more prosperous for our future generations, he added.


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