The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) has received a total contribution of Rs. 347.76 crore to aid its fight against the coronavirus and to provide relief measures to people affected by the pandemic in the state.
In a press statement, the Tamil Nadu government said that as on April 30, the CM Relief fund has received a contribution Rs. 306.42 crore from multinational companies, industrialists, government employees and general public.
It further added that, in just five days, between May 1-5, the government received a contribution of Rs. 41.34 crore taking the total tally to Rs. 347.76 crore as on May 5.
In the latest list of donors include Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB), which contributed Rs. 20 crore, Reliance Industries (Rs. 5 crore), MRF Foundation (Rs. 4 crore) and Tamil Nadu government officials from various department contributed their one-day salary amounting to Rs. 3.7 crore.
The Chief Minister has wholeheartedly thanks all the government employees of Tamil Nadu and Public sector undertakings, who have willingly contributed their one-day salary towards Relief fund set up for Corona prevention and relief measures, the statement added.