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I&B min seeks donation of one day's salary to PM-CARES fund

To help the government fight against the Covid19 pandemic.

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MUMBAI: The ministry of information and broadcasting has appealed to all its officers, staff, including media units, autonomous bodies, and PSUs to contribute their one day's salary to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM-CARES) Fund to aid the government's effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

A ministry release signed by deputy secretary and HoD Rajendra Singh said that any officer or staff having objection to it may intimate their concerned DDOs, invariably mentioning his/her employee code by 3 April 2020 positively. In respect of Main Secretariat, MIB, the concerned officers/employees may intimate DDO, MIB over telephone number 23384892 and Whatsapp number 8826701292. 

Even as citizens have pooled in their resources to help the distraught, aides from the media have also done the same. A few days ago, Network18 announced that all its employees will be donating one day's salary to the PM fund.

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