Contribute for fight against this coronavirus: Gadkari on donating one month’s salary to PM Relief Fund
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday announced that he will be donating a month’s salary to the Prime Minister Relief Fund for coronavirus. He also appealed to everyone to come forward and contribute for the fight against the pandemic.
“I have decided to donate my one month salary to Prime Minister Relief Fund for COVID-19. My appeal to all, come forward and contribute for the fight against this pandemic,” Gadkari tweeted.
Rajya Sabha MP CM Ramesh also announced of contributing to the Prime Minister Relief Fund, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and the Telangana Chief Minister’s relief fund to battle coronavirus.
“In view of the prevailing situation and to combat coronavirus, I would like to pledge my MPLADS worth ₹2 crore to Honourable Prime Minister National Relief Fund, ₹1 crore to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Relief Fund and ₹1 crore to Telangana Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to support nation’s fight against coronavirus,” Ramesh tweeted.
“I will also be donating ₹50 lakhs from MPLADS funds to my native Kadapa District for purchase of equipment for government hospitals and dispensaries for medical testing and screening of patients,” he further tweeted in the series of tweet.
“Also, I will be donating ₹10 lakh to Prime Minister National Relief Fund as my personal contribution. In this crucial juncture of Coronavirus pandemic, [I am] paying a small deed to improve the healthcare system of India,” Ramesh added.
CM Ramesh further requested everyone to maintain social distance and stay safe to contain the virus.