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15 Indian Private Companies That Donated Big To PM Cares Fund

| Published on April 1, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has led to the recession of the global economy. The deadly virus has claimed 43,522 lives and infected over 8.5 lakh people as of April 1, 2020.

India is tackling the virus on war footing. But for a nation of over 1.3 billion people, no matter to whatever extent the Government prepares for, still, it will not be enough. If the world’s richest nation on the planet is overwhelmed, you can think how difficult it is for a vast country like India. Therefore, PM Modi decided to urge big players in the industry to help fight the global pandemic. And, they responded big within a few hours of PM Modi’s appeal.

Let’s find out the top 15 private companies that donated big to PM Cares Fund.

As per Wikipedia, The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) was created on 28 March 2020 following the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The fund will be used for combating, containment and relief efforts against the coronavirus outbreak and similar pandemic like situations in the future. The Prime Minister is the chairman of the trust. Members will include the defence, home and finance ministers.

1. Tata Group: ₹ 1500 crore

2. Wipro: ₹ 1125 crore

3. Reliance: ₹ 500 crore

4. L&T: ₹ 150 crore

5. Adani Group: ₹ 100 crore

6. Airtel: ₹ 100 crore

7. Infosys: ₹ 100 crore

8. JSW: ₹ 100 crore

9. Bajaj Group: ₹ 100 crore

10. Torrent Group: ₹ 100 crore

11. Vedanta Group: ₹ 100 crore

12. Hero Motocorp: ₹ 100 crore

13. BCCI: ₹ 51 crore

14. Kotak Bank: ₹ 50 crore

15. Patanjali: ₹ 25 crore

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