Covid-19 Crisis: The BCCI gave Rs 51 crore to the Prime Minister’s Disaster Management Relief Fund for the Covid-19 pandemic. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly gave this information by tweeting. Ganguly wrote, “The BCCI and its related State Cricket Association have donated 51 crore rupees to the ‘PM-CARES Fund‘ to help combat the coronavirus.”
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) March 28, 2020Advertisement
NEWS : BCCI to contribute INR 51 crores to Prime Minister @narendramodi ji’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 28, 2020
It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the countrymen to come forward to help the government in measures to deal with the Coronavirus epidemic and voluntarily contribute to the specially constituted fund.
On Saturday (March 28), PM Modi made this appeal through a tweet, saying, “People from across the country have expressed a desire to cooperate in the fight against Covid-19. To honor this sentiment, ‘Prime Minister’s Civil Assistance and Emergency Relief Fund’ i.e. ‘PM-CARES Fund‘ has been formed. This will prove to be very effective in building a healthy India.”
He said in another tweet, “My appeal to the countrymen is that they please come forward to contribute to the PM-CARES Fund. It can be used in the event of any such disaster even further.” He has further said that the fund also accepts micro-donations. It will strengthen disaster management capabilities, as well as encourage research on the protection of civilians. He has called upon the people that “Come, let us give full effort to make India healthy and prosperous for our future generations.”
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