Ratan Tata appointed as trustee of PM Cares Fund

The government has appointed Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, as one of the trustees of the PM Cares Fund. 

Sudha Murthy, former chairperson of the Infosys Foundation, to its advisory board. 

Apart from Ratan Tata, the Fund’s trustees include former Supreme Court judge Justice KT Thomas and former Member of Parliament Kariya Munda

Rajiv Mehrishi, Indicorps and Anand Shah have also been nominated on the advisory board.

Covid-19 vaccines, ventilators, oxygen cylinders and other items by 2020-21 approx for purchase Rs 4,000 crore have been allotted.

Contribution by businesses to PM CARES Fund as CSR expenditure I am eligible.