Ratan Tata Now Trustee In PM- CARES, Sudha Murthy Nominated For Advisory Board

| Updated: September 21, 2022 8:01 pm

Ratan Tata, the 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). The other two trustees are KT Thomas, former Judge, Supreme Court, Kariya Munda, Former Deputy Speaker.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting of the PM-CARES Board of Trustees. The Union Home Minister and the Union Finance Minister are also trustees of the fund.

Apart from the new induction as trustees, Rajiv Mehrishi, the former Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Sudha Murthy, former Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, and Anand Shah, co-founder of Teach for India and Former CEO of Indicorps and Piramal Foundation have been nominated as three names for the constitution of an Advisory Board for PM CARES.

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Narendra Modi said the participation of the new trustees and advisors will provide ‘wider perspectives to the functioning of the PM CARES Fund’ as their’ vast experience of public life would impart further vigour in making the fund more responsive to various public needs.’

During the meeting, PM Modi lauded citizens for contributing wholeheartedly to the fund. A presentation on the various measures undertaken with the help of the PM CARES Fund, including the PM CARES for Children scheme, was also showcased, according to an official statement.

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