Ports and Public Sector Undertakings under Ministry of Shipping have decided to contribute Rs 52 crore as CSR fund to PM CARES
In addition, the employees of the all major ports and PSUs under the Ministry of Shipping will also donate a day’s salary amounting to Rs 7 crore to the fund
Shipping PSUs and ports will donate Rs 52 cr from CSR fundsIn an official statement, the Ministry of Shipping said, “All Major Ports and Public Sector Undertakings under Ministry of Shipping have decided to contribute Rs 52 crore as CSR fund to ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund) which has been created to provide relief to Coronavirus ( COVID-19) pandemic affected people.” In addition, the employees of the all major ports and PSUs under the Ministry of Shipping have also come forward to donate a day’s salary amounting to Rs 7 crore to the fund.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust pledges Rs 16.40 cr from CSR fundsLeading the list of donors, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust pledged Rs 16.40 crore from its CSR funds to PM CARES fund. It was followed by Deendayal Port Trust and Paradip Port Trust who have decided to contribute Rs 8 crore each. Kamarjar Port Limited and New Mangalore Port Trust have announced a contribution of Rs 4 crore each, while VO Chidambarnar Port Trust has allocated Rs 2 crore from its CSR fund. Kolkata Port Trust, Mumbai Port Trust and Vishakhapatnam Port Trust have decided to contribute Rs 1 crore each for the cause. The total contribution from Indian ports to the PM CARES fund stands at Rs 46.69 crore.
As our countrymen continue to pour in donations for the PM Cares fund,#JNPort has made a contribution of Rs. 16.40 crores & one-day salary of our employees to extend our solidarity towards the nation. We hope our country emerges victorious in this battle. #JNPortStandsOperational pic.twitter.com/ZpflI8jaMC— JNPT (@JNPort) April 6, 2020