As he presided over a meeting where it was noted that the program has a bigger vision of successfully reacting to emergency and distress circumstances, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the people for making generous contributions to the PM CARES Fund, his office said on Wednesday.
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According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Prime Minister Modi presided over a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the PM CARES Fund on Tuesday during which a presentation was made on the various initiatives carried out with the aid of the PM CARES Fund, including the PM CARES for Children scheme, which is supporting 4,345 children.
The trustees recognized the importance of the fund’s contribution at this time to the nation. According to the statement, Prime Minister Modi expressed gratitude to the nation’s citizens for their kind donations to the PM CARES Fund.
It was mentioned that PM CARES has a bigger vision for efficiently responding to emergency and distress situations, not only by providing relief help but also by taking precautions against them and creating capacity.
The PM welcomed the trustees as an essential component of the PM CARES Fund.
PM CARES Fund trustees Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman were present at the meeting. The gathering was also attended by newly appointed trustees of the PM CARES Fund, including former Supreme Court Justice K T Thomas, former Deputy Speaker Kariya Munda, and Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons.
The trust also decided to nominate the following distinguished individuals for the PM CARES Fund advisory board: Anand Shah, co-founder of Teach for India and former CEO of Indicorps and Piramal Foundation; Sudha Murty, former chairperson of Infosys Foundation; and Rajiv Mehrishi, former comptroller and auditor general of India.
According to the statement, Prime Minister Modi claimed that the addition of fresh trustees and advisors will provide the PM CARES Fund’s operations with broader views.