Ensure that your financial contribution in the direction of combat in opposition to coronavirus goes into proper palms. Authorities has warned donors in opposition to pretend UPI IDs within the guise of PM’s Citizen Help and Reduction in Emergency Conditions (PM-CARES) fund doing the rounds. In a tweet, PIB Truth Verify famous that fictitious UPI IDs are being circulated on the pretext of PM CARES Fund.
“Watch out for Pretend UPI ID being circulating on the pretext of PM CARES Fund. #PIBFactcheck: The right UPI ID of #PMCaresFunds is [email protected],” PIB Truth Verify tweeted.
Watch out for Pretend UPI ID being circulating on the pretext of PM CARES Fund.#PIBFactcheck: The right UPI ID of #PMCaresFunds is [email protected]#PMCARES#IndiaFightsCoronapic.twitter.com/eHw83asBQ9
— PIB Truth Verify (@PIBFactCheck) March 29, 2020
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the creation of the emergency aid fund the place individuals can contribute and assist in the federal government’s combat in opposition to coronavirus. Donations might be made through debit and bank cards, web banking, UPI, RTGS, or NEFT, and will probably be exempted from revenue tax underneath part 80(G) of the Revenue-tax Act. Individuals from all walks of life have donated to the fund up to now.
President Ram Nath Kovind stated he’ll donate a month’s wage to the PM CARES fund. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and several other Union ministers together with Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Kiren Rijiju and Santosh Gangwar have been amongst those that made an analogous dedication.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal introduced that Indian Railways will contribute Rs 151 crore to the aid fund. The Military, Navy and the Indian Air Power, in addition to staff of the Defence Ministry, have determined to donate sooner or later’s wage to the fund, amounting to round Rs 500 crore. Dwelling Minister Amit Shah stated in a tweet that the Central Armed Police Forces contributed one-day wage of its personnel, amounting to Rs 116 crore.
Billionaire Gautam Adani introduced a Rs 100-crore contribution by his group’s philanthropy arm to the fund, becoming a member of Tata Group, Reliance Industries and different corporates who’ve come ahead to assist the combat in opposition to the pandemic.
Tata Sons and Tata Trusts have pledged to contribute Rs 1,500 crore for the trigger whereas Reliance Industries had made an preliminary contribution of Rs 5 crore apart from opening India’s first COVID-19 hospital in Mumbai.
The JSW Group stated it should prolong monetary help of Rs 100 crore to fight the lethal virus.
The Sajjan Jindal-led group will present gear to healthcare staff and its staff will donate sooner or later’s wage.
Personal sector lender Kotak Mahindra Financial institution and its Managing Director Uday Kotak introduced a Rs 60-crore donation. The financial institution will donate Rs 25 crore to PM Cares Fund and Rs 10 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Reduction Fund, it stated in a tweet.
A bunch of Bollywood celebrities have additionally made contributions to the PM CARES fund, together with actor Akshay Kumar, filmmakers Karan Johar and Aanand L Rai, T-Collection head Bhushan Kumar and TV host and actor Maniesh Paul.