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COVID-19: HRD Ministry contributes Rs 38.91 crore to PM-CARES Fund

ANI | Updated: Apr 05, 2020 22:52 IST


New Delhi [India], April 5 (ANI): A total of 28 different institutions, organisations and departments of HRD Ministry have contributed more than Rs 38.91 crore to PM-CARES Fund to help the country combat the novel coronavirus.

Union Minister of HRD Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' appreciated their efforts for making India strong in fighting with COVID-19. He said that MHRD family is strongly supporting India against fighting with COVID-19, as per an official release.
Earlier, Union HRD Minister had donated his one month salary and one crore rupees from MPLAD funds to PM-CARES and appealed to all the organisations under Ministry of HRD to contribute their bit to PM-CARES Fund.
The fund has been floated by PM Modi to deal with any kind of emergency or distress situation posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide relief to the affected. (ANI)

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