Pm Cares Fund
केंद्र की योजनाएंPublic Safety, Law & Justice

PM CARES Fund

Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation Fund was created on March 28th, 2020. The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund popularly known as PM-CARES Fund has been established by the government to address any emergency or distress scenario, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

Overview of PM CARES Fund

NamePM CARES Fund
Launch year28 March 2020
Launched byPM Narendra Modi
Nodal MinistryMinister of Defence, Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Finance
Also known asCitizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation Fund 
SectorCentral sector scheme
Objectiveto deal with forthcoming emergencies or distress situations.
Aimto address any emergency or distress scenario, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Official websitehttps://www.pmcares.gov.in/en/

Objective and Benefits of PM CARES Fund

•To undertake and support relief or assistance of any kind relating to a public health emergency or any other kind of emergency, calamity or distress, either man-made or natural, including the creation or upkeep of healthcare or pharmaceutical facilities, other necessary infrastructure, funding relevant research or any other type of support.

•To render financial assistance, provide grants of payments of money or take such other steps as may be deemed necessary by the Board of Trustees to the affected population.

•To undertake any other activity, which is not inconsistent with the above Objects.

External links

Coronavirus Disease

https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

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