Coronavirus: PFRDA employees pledge to contribute part of salary towards PM-CARES Fund
Coronavirus Update India: The pension sector regulator PFRDA has pledged to contribute a part of the employee’s salary to the PM CARES Fund.
Coronavirus Update India: The pension sector regulator Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has pledged to contribute a part of the employee’s salary to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund, instituted recently under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assist and provide relief measures to the citizens of the country following the global outbreak of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Speaking on the latest decision Supratim Bandyopadhyay, Chairman at PFRDA said “This is one of the most challenging periods that our country is facing today. At this moment what matters most is sharing the responsibility of fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) in every way possible. The PFRDA is perceptive of the implications of this pandemic situation and would like to contribute towards the fight of this crisis”.
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Alike other Government institutions, industry leaders, celebrities, individuals, PFRDA employees have decided to contribute part of their salary and PFRDA is committed to assist the government in its fight against the pandemic in India.
As per the health ministry's latest update, the total number of Coronavirus cases in India so far is 1,828 while 41 people have died of this deadly Chinese virus. The Ministry has said that the number of Coronavirus cases have risen at a faster rate in the last four days but this is not a national trend and it is expected to come down in the coming few days.
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