PM Cares funds have crossed over 3000 crore in collection in 2019-2020. During 2019-20, an amount of ₹39.68 lakh was also collected in foreign currency in PM CARES Fund.
Publicly announced donations include over ₹1,000 crore from public sector oil and gas companies, ₹500 crore from employees of the Defence Ministry and the armed forces, as well as ₹500 crore each from the Tata Group and Reliance Industries.
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The Prime Minister is the ex-officio chairman of the fund and the defence, home and finance ministers are its ex-officio trustees.
The Fund was registered as a public charitable trust on March 27, 2020.