Coronavirus Pandemic, also known as COVID-19, has emerged as a major threat all around the world. The rapid spread of this disease in most of the countries worldwide gives an idea about its severity. Till now there are more than 36,00,000 cases globally and the number is constantly increasing. In the absence of an effective vaccine, countries are forced to impose lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease. Apart from the health aspect, it has badly affected the businesses and industries all around the world.
Especially for countries like India with a large population, the situation is more critical. The Government of India has taken preventive measures from the beginning and it has helped in flattening the curve. However, because of the countrywide lockdown, the situation has become very difficult for the people surviving on daily wages and other small businesses. Considering the severity of the situation, the Prime Minister of India, announced PM CARES Fund to fight COVID-19 on various fronts.
What is PM CARES Fund for COVID-19?
Today, the entire world is affected by life-threatening Coronavirus Pandemic and the number of cases is increasing day by day in India as well. On March 28, 2020 our Prime Minister launched ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund for COVID-19) to gather public contributions to fight against COVID-19. It is an effort to facilitate people who want to donate and contribute to the fight against Coronavirus Pandemic.
Objectives of PM CARES Fund for COVID-19
The primary objective of PM CARES Fund for COVID-19 is to undertake and support relief relating to a public health emergency. It is also aimed to render financial assistance and provide grants of payments to the affected population. This fund consists of voluntary contributions from organizations or individuals and it will be utilized in achieving the pre-defined objectives.
How To Contribute in PM CARES Fund for COVID-19?
Various organizations and personalities have come forward and extended financial aid to the government. People who want to contribute to the PM CARES Fund can visit the official website and donate. Here are the steps for making donations to PM CARES Fund for COVID-19.
- Visit the official website – pmindia.gov.in
- Click on the link ‘CLICK HERE FOR DONATION DETAILS’
- Select the appropriate option and proceed
Altrafine – Standing Strong with the Nation
At Altrafine, we are committed to stand strong with the nation in these tough times. In our effort to support the cause, we have donated Rs.5,00,000 to PM Cares Fund for COVID-19. We feel that urgent emergency resources are the need of the hour to fight the COVID-19 crisis strongly. It will help the medical fraternity and the front line workers in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic as well as help the Government in managing the situation more efficiently.