PM Cares: Government or private fund?

PM Cares Fund in the face of controversy again. Is this fund a public or private trust? It has been called a government fund on behalf of the central government. However, it is recorded as a private trust in the documents of the fund. This inconsistency has again raised questions about the Narendra Modi government’s … Read more

155 crores in PM Cares fund due to salary of government employees

In addition to the Rs 2,400 crore of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund, more than 100 government companies gave Rs 155 crore to the PM Cares Fund from their employees’ salary. The Indian Express newspaper has reported through the ITI that ONGC gave Rs 29.06 crore out of the salary of its employees. At the same time, … Read more

Five Reasons, why “PM CARES” must come under RTI?

PM Care Fund Under RTI

Ayushman Ojha | Ground Report A public interest litigation (PIL) petition by Surender Singh Hooda has been moved before the Delhi High Court seeking greater transparency in the PM CARES FUND by bringing it under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act. Earlier an RTI was filed on April 1 by Harsha Kandukuri, a student … Read more