PMCARES Fund

  • Published
    30th Apr, 2021

GS-II: Polity and Governance

  • Important Aspects of Governance, Transparency and Accountability
Context

PM Modi permitted the procurement of 1 lakh portable oxygen concentrators from the PMCARES Fund.

Prelims question:

Consider the following statements:

  1. PMCARES can provide grants of payments to the affected population.
  2. Donation to PM CARES is both income tax exempted and qualify as Corporate Social Responsibility.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

Do you justify the need to setup a different fund, outside the ambit of Right of Information Act, for disaster management when PM National Relief Fund is already serving its purpose? Critically comment.

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