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PM-CARES fund to fight against COVID-19

PM-CARES Fund To Fight Against COVID-19

In order to combat against COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the establishment of the PM’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) fund.

PM-CARES fund is a dedicated fund to deal with an emergency like the existing situation arisen by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Modi appealed to the people to contribute to the PM-CARES Fund to fight against the novel coronavirus. PM Modi is the chairman while Rajnath Singh – Defence Minister, Amit Shah – Home Minister and Nirmala Sitharaman – Finance Minister are the members.

Many business tycoons like Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani, Anand Mahendra etc. have come up to support the government by providing financial aid.

Many common people also want to send their contributions to the government. In this context, the government constituted PM-CARES fund to handle national emergencies.

Those who want to contribute to the fund can send their donations.

Here are the details of PM-CARES fund:

  • Visit the government website:
  • Click on ‘Click Here For Donation Details’.
  • You have two options: Use the QR code generated or click on ‘Click Here For Online Donation’.
  • Click on ‘proceed’ after checking the box.
  • Then select ‘Donation’ in the payment category drop-down.
  • Fill the form and click on submit.
  • You have to confirm your details on the screen.
  • Then the list of payment modes appears. These include a debit card and credit cards, net banking, UPI including BHIM, Google Pay, Amazon Pay, PhonePe, Paytm etc. and RTGS/NEFT.
  • Select the desired payment mode and ‘Click Here’ at the relevant mode.
  • Complete your payment after which you will be redirected to the invoice page.
  • These donations are exempted from income tax under section 80(G).

The account details of PM-CARES fund are mentioned below:

  • Name of the Account: PM CARES
  • Account Number: 2121PM20202
  • IFSC Code: SBIN0000691
  • Name of Bank & Branch: State Bank of India, New Delhi Main Branch
  • UPI ID: pmcares@sbi
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