3,076 crore in 5 days in pm cares fund, P Chidambaram asked-why fear in exposing the names of donors?
The PM CARES Fund, created in view of the Covid-19 crisis, raised rs 3,076 crore in 5 days.
The PM CARES Fund, created in view of the Kovid-19 crisis, received an amount of Rs 3,076 crore in 5 days. According to the statement for the financial year 2020, the record donation was between March 27 and 31, during which the fund was being created. Out of Rs 3,076 crore, rs 3,075.85 crore is domestic and voluntary, while Rs 39.67 lakh has been contributed from abroad. The PM CARES Fund statement said that the fund was launched at Rs 2.25 lakh and the fund has also received around Rs 35 lakh in lieu of interest.
The audit statement has been shared on the WEBSITE of the PM Cares Fund but the statement does not make the information from Note 1 to 6 public. This means that the government has not informed domestic and foreign donors. In a tweet, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram questioned it. He asked why these donors were not informed. He asked that every other NGO or trust is obliged to disclose the names of donors who donate more than a limit. Why is PM CARES FUND exempted from this obligation? He asked if the donation is known. The trustees of the donor are known. So why are trustees afraid to disclose the names of donors.
In view of the covid crisis, the government had launched the Prime Minister Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation Fund (PM CARES Fund). Where donors can donate any amount to the government to fight the epidemic.