The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Shirdi, Maharashtra has donated Rs 51 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to aid the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
Since the coronavirus outbreak, many prominent institutions and individuals have come forward to pledge their support.
Yesterday (27 March) the CRPF donated Rs 33.81 crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund after all its personnel unanimously decided to contribute one day salary towards combating coronavirus. Mahavir Temple Trust in Bihar also donated Rs 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund yesterday.
Vedanta chairman Anil Agarwal has pledged Rs 100 crore for the nation’s fight against coronavirus and Mukesh Ambani led Reliance industries has announced a slew of measures besides opening a dedicated Covid-19 hospital in Mumbai. The Mahindra group has offered to convert its resorts into Covid-19 care centres and Parle will donate 3 crore Parle-G biscuits for the needy during the lockdown period.
Sportspersons like P V Sindu, Hima Das, Bajrang Punia and Sania Mirza too have made their share of donations towards combating Covid-19.
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