What is PM CARES fund?Keeping in mind the need for having a dedicated national fund with the primary objective of dealing with any kind of emergency or distress situation, like posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to provide relief to the affected, the government has set up a public charitable trust under the name of ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund).’ The Prime Minister is the chairman of this trust and its members include Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Furthering our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, IndianOil employees have come forward to provide help and shall be contributing 2 days of their salary for the month, towards the #PMCARESFund. #IndiaFightsCorona #StayHomeStaySafe #CoronaStopKaroNa pic.twitter.com/1Nq1s2Afv6— Indian Oil Corp Ltd (@IndianOilcl) March 30, 2020
PSUs chip in with a portion of employee salariesIn an official statement, IndianOil Chairman Sanjeev Singh said, “All of us have a duty to support our country and its people in as many ways as possible. Therefore, as a humanitarian gesture, all of us shall be contributing two days’ salary to Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund. I also appeal to all IOCians to rise to the occasion and do whatever is best possible from their end in these difficult times.”
#ONGC contributes INR 300 crore to #PMCaresFunds. CMD Shashi Shanker shares how #ONGC has risen to strengthen #IndiaFightsCorona. Maintaining production with #SocialDistancing, Contributing funds, employees giving 2 days salary, helping the local communities. #HarEkKaamDeshKeNaam pic.twitter.com/jcyecKzWFo— ONGC (@ONGC_) March 30, 2020