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Free education, monthly stipend for children who lost parents to Covid-19

The ‘PM CARES for Children’ scheme will be applicable to children who have lost both parents or surviving parent or legal guardian/adoptive parent(s) in the pandemic between March 11, 2020 and December 31, 2021.
A health worker collects sample from a girl for Covid-19 test at a Children’s Home in New Delhi. Under the ‘PM CARES for Children’ scheme, children who lost both their parents will be supported by the government. (PTI)
A health worker collects sample from a girl for Covid-19 test at a Children’s Home in New Delhi. Under the ‘PM CARES for Children’ scheme, children who lost both their parents will be supported by the government. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 03:43 AM IST
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News updates from HT: Mamata Banerjee, 2 other TMC MLAs to take oath today

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee after winning Bhabanipur bypolls on October 3 (PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee after winning Bhabanipur bypolls on October 3 (PTI)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 08:50 AM IST
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PM Modi to dedicate 35 oxygen plants to nation from AIIMS Rishikesh today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Uttarakhand today, and, during his visit, dedicate to the nation 35 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants established under the PM CARES Fund, as informed by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Wednesday.
AIIMS, Rishikesh (File Photo/HT)
AIIMS, Rishikesh (File Photo/HT)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 05:36 AM IST
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'Identify kids eligible for PM CARES for Children': Centre tells states, UTs

In a letter to chief secretaries, the Ministry for Women and Child Development also listed steps to be taken to identify children who lost their parents due to Covid-19.
Image used only for representative purpose (PTI)
Image used only for representative purpose (PTI)
Published on Jul 25, 2021 09:00 PM IST
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'PM-CARES for Children' scheme: SC gives Centre more time to draw up modalities

The Supreme Court bench also pulled up the West Bengal counsel and asked it how can the state government not understand the court's order stating that information regarding children, who have been orphaned after March 2020, is needed.
On June 1, the top court had asked the central government to provide information on the 'PM-CARES for Children' scheme. (File Photo)
On June 1, the top court had asked the central government to provide information on the 'PM-CARES for Children' scheme. (File Photo)
Published on Jun 07, 2021 03:32 PM IST
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PM CARES to help kids orphaned due to Covid

Launching a specially designed scheme named PM CARES For Children, Modi said a corpus of 10 lakh will be allocated to each of these children from the PM CARES fund.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(PTI)
Updated on May 30, 2021 04:33 AM IST
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Govt says reports of faulty ventilators in Punjab's Faridkot hospital unfounded

The government said 88 of the ventilators were supplied by Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and it has informed that the bulk of ventilators supplied to the hospital are not faulty, as are being reported.
The Punjab government on Wednesday also claimed that 130 of the 809 ventilators received from the Centre are not functional,(File photo/Representative image)
The Punjab government on Wednesday also claimed that 130 of the 809 ventilators received from the Centre are not functional,(File photo/Representative image)
Updated on May 13, 2021 12:31 PM IST
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Centre to buy 100k oxygen devices using PM Cares

Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed that these concentrators should be procured immediately and provided to the states which have the highest case burden in the country and are suffering from acute oxygen shortage.
Workers are seen sorting oxygen cylinders that are being used for Covid-19 coronavirus patients before dispatching them to hospitals at a facility on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 28, 2021. (AFP)
Workers are seen sorting oxygen cylinders that are being used for Covid-19 coronavirus patients before dispatching them to hospitals at a facility on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 28, 2021. (AFP)
Published on Apr 29, 2021 02:25 AM IST
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Twitter salutes Cummins for donating $ 50,000 to PM Cares fund

Pat Cummins on Monday informed he has donated to PM-Cares fund to help purchase oxygen supplies for India's hospitals.
KKR pacer Pat Cummins(Twitter)
KKR pacer Pat Cummins(Twitter)
Updated on Apr 27, 2021 01:42 AM IST
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Where did PM Cares funds go?’ Mamata Banerjee sharpens attack

The West Bengal chief minister alleged that the funds were being used by the BJP government in Bengal polls.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting ahead of the state assembly polls, in Purba Medinipur. (PTI Photo)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting ahead of the state assembly polls, in Purba Medinipur. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Mar 21, 2021 02:43 AM IST
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SC dismisses plea for return of MPLAD funds donated to PM CARES

Petitioner Tushar Gupta, said that 365 crore was donated by lawmakers from MPLADS toPM CARES, in contravention of the guidelines. He sought appropriate direction to the central government to return the entire donated amount in the bank account in which MPLADS funds are transferred every year.
A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said it is not inclined to entertain the petition and dismissed it.(File photo)
A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said it is not inclined to entertain the petition and dismissed it.(File photo)
Published on Feb 16, 2021 07:25 PM IST
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Govt, Opposition spar over PM CARES Fund

Amid protests and heated exchanges between members from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla held meetings with both sides to come out with a compromise formula.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned and a meeting of floor leaders to resolve the disruption was called.(LSTV/PTI Photo)
The Lok Sabha was adjourned and a meeting of floor leaders to resolve the disruption was called.(LSTV/PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 06:54 AM IST
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Bombay High Court rejects PIL on PM CARES fund

A division bench of the high court pronounced its verdict on Thursday morning and dismissed the petition on all the three counts.
File photo: Bombay High Court.(Bhushan Koyande)
File photo: Bombay High Court.(Bhushan Koyande)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 04:23 PM IST
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Facing BJP fire, Mamata Banerjee’s veiled attack on PM Cares Fund

The BJP and governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had alleged that there has been a multi-crore scam in the purchase of medical equipment to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Bengal.
West Bengal, Aug 24 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addressing during an administrative review meeting with ministers, in Kolkata on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
West Bengal, Aug 24 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addressing during an administrative review meeting with ministers, in Kolkata on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 07:47 PM IST
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PM CARES Fund, HC reserves verdict

The petition sought a direction to the government to declare receipt and expenditure of funds periodically
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Updated on Aug 21, 2020 12:11 PM IST
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Does the PM Cares Fund require an audit by the CAG? What the Supreme Court said

The Supreme Court rules that the central government has the freedom to decide the financial measures to be adopted to deal with Covid-19 pandemic
The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that wanted money collected under the PM Cares Fund to be transferred to the disaster response fund(ANI)
The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that wanted money collected under the PM Cares Fund to be transferred to the disaster response fund(ANI)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 08:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

SC to decide on Tuesday if PM CARES Fund violates Disaster Management law

The petitioner NGO, Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) had claimed that PM CARES Fund was set up in violation of the legal mandate under the Disaster Management Act.
The Supreme Court had reserved its judgment in the case on July 27.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court had reserved its judgment in the case on July 27.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 12:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

Bombay High Court serves notices to Union government on PM-CARES fund

The petitioner demanded that at least two members from the Opposition parties should be included in the trust.
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court directed the Union government to file an affidavit in response to the plea within two weeks.(HT Photo)
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court directed the Union government to file an affidavit in response to the plea within two weeks.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 08:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByPradip Kumar Maitra | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Be more transparent about the PM-Cares fund

Reveal details of donations, trust composition and expenditure priorities
India responded to the PM’s call for support to the fund. It is now the government’s turn to tell citizens what is being done with it(ANI)
India responded to the PM’s call for support to the fund. It is now the government’s turn to tell citizens what is being done with it(ANI)
Published on May 10, 2020 08:11 PM IST
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Coronavirus update: 7 days after Priyanka, Rahul repeats demand to audit PM Cares fund

PM CARES fund has been set up specially to mop up resources to fund efforts to mitigate coronavirus crisis.
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have both cited donations to PM CARES from the railways ministry and sought its audit(PTI Photo/File/Representative)
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have both cited donations to PM CARES from the railways ministry and sought its audit(PTI Photo/File/Representative)
Updated on May 09, 2020 11:14 PM IST
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UPSC meets to review exam and CSE interview dates amid lockdown, check details

As per the notification, the commission has decided to release the fresh dates for the civil service-2019 personality tests after May 3, 2020.
Union Public Service Commission.(HT file)
Union Public Service Commission.(HT file)
Updated on Apr 15, 2020 05:16 PM IST
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Coronavirus: DUSU to donate Rs 1 lakh to PM-CARES Fund

The students’ body held an Executive Council meeting and discussed the issues plaguing the students during the ongoing lockdown.
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Updated on Apr 13, 2020 09:23 AM IST
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17-Year Entrepreneur Arjun Deshpande contributes 3 months salary to PM Cares Fund

Arjun’s venture, Generic Aadhaar, has revolutionized the way Indian pharmaceutical industry works and is the first company to support individual medical store owners by helping them gain their huge clientele back.
Arjun Deshpande, one of the youngest entrepreneurs of India, seems to be inspired by his mother who is into an international pharma business.
Arjun Deshpande, one of the youngest entrepreneurs of India, seems to be inspired by his mother who is into an international pharma business.
Updated on Apr 03, 2020 06:20 PM IST
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PM CARES fund: The tax benefits for individuals and corporate, all you need to know

All you need to know about making donations to PM CARES fund and the associated tax exemption benefits.
PM Modi has thanked people for making donations to the PM CARES fund.(HT Photo)
PM Modi has thanked people for making donations to the PM CARES fund.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 01, 2020 03:25 PM IST
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‘It’s special’: PM Modi lauds young India for contributing to PM CARES fund

In a touching post, the Prime Minister thanked children who have been coming forward and donating from their little savings.
PM Modi said it is very special to see children making their contribution from their piggy banks.(HT Photo)
PM Modi said it is very special to see children making their contribution from their piggy banks.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 01, 2020 10:21 AM IST
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Nadda appeals to party workers to donate to PM CARES Fund, inspire 10 others

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the PM’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund as part of the Central government’s efforts to combat the coronavirus and asked people to contribute generously to it.
BJP president JP Nadda on Monday said this is the need of the hour and every party worker should do his bit to help and contribute to the PM CARES Fund.(ANI PHOTO.)
BJP president JP Nadda on Monday said this is the need of the hour and every party worker should do his bit to help and contribute to the PM CARES Fund.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Mar 30, 2020 07:51 PM IST
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COVID-19: Kendriya Vidyalaya employees to donate one day’s salary to PM CARES fund

All employees of Kendriya Vidyalayas will contribute at least one day’s salary to PM CARES fund to aid the fight against coronavirus, the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) announced on Monday.
NAll employees of Kendriya Vidyalayas will contribute at least one day’s salary to PM CARES fund to aid the fight against coronavirus, the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) announced on Monday.(ANI/file)
NAll employees of Kendriya Vidyalayas will contribute at least one day’s salary to PM CARES fund to aid the fight against coronavirus, the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) announced on Monday.(ANI/file)
Published on Mar 30, 2020 07:39 PM IST
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