Union Minister for Adolescence Affairs and Sports activities Kiren Rijiju on Saturday donated Rs one crore from his MPLAD Fund to the Top Minister`s Nationwide Aid Fund (PMNRF) to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
“I`m depositing the quantity now … Honorable Top Minister @narendramodi Ji has given a decision that during view of this epidemic, the entire BJP MPs from their MP Fund Rs 1,00,00,000 (one crore) can be funded via the Top Minister within the Nationwide Aid Fund,” Rijiju tweeted.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday contributed a month`s wage to the PMNRF to give a boost to the federal government`s efforts in preventing the COVID-19 outbreak within the nation.
The collection of showed coronavirus circumstances in India rose to 873 on Saturday, in line with the Ministry of Well being and Circle of relatives Welfare.
The overall collection of energetic circumstances within the nation rose to 775, whilst 78 sufferers had been cured and discharged.
The Global Well being Organisation (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a virulent disease on March 11.