Ratan Tata, former chairman of Tata Sons, is among the three new trustees of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES). Prime Minister Narendra Modi Chaired the meeting of the PM-CARES Board of Trustees on Tuesday, which included the Union Home Minister and the Union Finance Minister, along with newly nominated members KT Thomas, former Judge, Supreme Court, Kariya Munda, former Vice President and Tata.
The trust also nominated three names to constitute an advisory board for PM CARES. These are Rajiv Mehrishi, former Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Sudha Murthy, former chairman, Infosys Foundation, and Anand Shah, co-founder of Teach for India and former CEO of Indicorps and Piramal Foundation.
Modi said the involvement of the new trustees and advisors will provide a “comprehensive approach to the functioning of the PM CARES Fund” as their “vast public life experience will further strengthen the fund in making the fund more responsive to various public needs.”
During the meeting, PM Modi lauded the citizens for wholeheartedly contributing to the fund. According to an official statement, a presentation on various measures taken with the help of PM Cares Fund including PM Cares for Children scheme was also displayed.
According to a press release, it was discussed that “PM CARES has a role to play in responding effectively to emergencies and crisis situations, not only through relief assistance, but also through mitigation measures and capacity building.” Big perspective.”