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Prime Minister Narendra Modi led CARES Fund setup for Coronavirus Donation is gaining momentum as several stars, sportspersons have contributed with warmth. PM Modi on Saturday started CARES Fund at Central Government level to start receiving donation in fight against Coronavirus in country. Among contributers Bollywood star Akshay Kumar donated Rs 25 crore on opening day, following by Cricketer Suresh Raina with 25 Lakhs. CARES Fund is set up for direct benefits to needy one and the Chairman of this initiative is self Prime Minister.
On day 1 PM CARES Fund received immense gain and likely to get contributed by more and more nationwide contributors, the estimation made. CARES fund will work as a Public Charitable Trust.
Beginning of Charitable CARES Fund in India to fight the Coronavirus epidemic is a good step and because it is led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself would get more advancement during this tough time, source added. Along with the stars, several Business personnel also joined and contributed in PM Modi led CARES Fund for Coronavirus. Ratan Tata donated 15 hundred of crores through medical requirements and information sharing, Anand Mahinda also donated hundreds of Crores, BCCI donated 51 crores in CARES fund. Varun Dhawan- 30 Lakh
Akshay Kumar- 25 Crores
Ratan Tata- 1500 Crores
BCCI- 51 Crores
Suresh Raina- 25 Lakhs
Anand Mahindra- 500 Crores
Varun Dhawan- 30 Lakh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading the Fund initiative as Chairman, Home Minister and Defence Minister are also joined in the CARES fund initiative started. PM has assured the citizens of country that every requirement to be fulfilled to provide facilities in fighting Coronavirus pandemic. Bank details, account number, IFSC code of CARES Fund are laid down by Prime Minister Modi. Through SBI bank account laid by PM Modi, filling account number, IFSC code Donators can contribute in CARES Fund.
PM has also scheduled Mann ki Baat radio show on Sunday March 29 at 11-00am to address the citizens from across the country.
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