Updated: March 28, 2020 9:36:19 pm
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) together with the affiliated state associations on Saturday introduced to donate Rs 51 crores to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) to contribute in the direction of strengthening the nation’s catastrophe administration capacities and encourage analysis to fight COVID-19 and defend Indian residents.
“The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-1) is at the start a public well being emergency and the BCCI has a agency resolve that the nation will get all attainable assist to deal with the testing instances,” the board mentioned in a press release launched.
“The BCCI will contribute to Hon’ble Prime Minister’s initiative which is a dedicated national fund (PM-CARES Fund) with the primary objective of dealing with emergency or distress situations,” it added.
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“The Board along with its state associations will continue to monitor and work closely with the Government of India, state governments and other state regulatory bodies and are committed to providing support to the state machinery in the face of adversity.” it additional added.
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