29 March 2020 – Established a trust to receive public donations

Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans; Finance policy and financial aid
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of India has set up a public charitable trust called “Prime Minister”s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund” (PM CARES Fund)”.

Donations will go toward dealing with the pandemic and providing relief to the affected.

Prime Minister Modi is the Chairman of this trust and its Members include Defence Minister, Home Minister and Finance Minister. The fund will enable micro-donations.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1608953