Ministry of Power

Power & RE sector PSUs contributing Rs. 925 Cr. To PM CARES fund

Posted On: 03 APR 2020 3:49PM by PIB Delhi

The Central Public Centre Enterprises ( CPSEs) under Ministry of Power and Ministry of New & Renewable Energy have decided to contribute Rs. 925 Crore to ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund)’ which has been created by PMO to provide relief to victims of coronavirus ( COVID-19) pandemic.

Informing about the major initiative by PSU under his Ministries, Shri R.K.Singh, the Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy has tweeted, “ We feel honoured to share that the Public Sector Undertakings of the Ministry of Power & MNRE have decided to contribute INR 925 Cr to the PM- CARES fund with INR 445Cr being deposited on 31st March and remaining in the first week of April.”The amount of Rs. 925 Cr includes contribution of Rs. 905 Cr from PSUs under Ministry of Power and contribution of Rs. 20 Cr. From PSUs under MNRE.

 

"Covid-19, a highly contagious disease has spread to almost the entire world. In India too the pandemic is posing severe health hazard, which requires the entire nation to stand together," Shri Singh said. He complemented all those who are contributing wholeheartedly to the PM Cares Fund responding to the appeal of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Following are the details of the contribution:

Fig. in Rs. Crores

CONTRIBUTION IN  PM CARES ACCOUNT BY CPSEs, MINISTRY OF POWER

 

S.No.

Name of CPSE

Contribution by 31st March,2020

Amount proposed to be deposited out of CSR budget for 2020-21

Contributions of Employees from Salary

Total

  1.  

NTPC

NIL

250

7.5

257.50

  1.  

PGCIL

130

70

2.47

202.47

  1.  

PFC

181

19

0.18

200.18

  1.  

REC Ltd.

100

50

0.15

150.15

  1.  

NHPC

20

30

1.9

51.90

  1.  

SJVN Ltd.

5

20

0.32

25.32

  1.  

THDC

2.0

7.4

0.60

10.00

  1.  

BBMB

NIL

NIL

2.5

2.50

  1.  

POSOCO

0.27

0.3

0.17

0.74

  1.  

NEEPCO

2.56

1.50

0.60

4.66

 

 

440.83

448.20

16.39

 

GRAND TOTAL

905.42

 

 

            Fig. in Rs. Crores

CONTRIBUTION IN  PM CARES ACCOUNT BY CPSEs, MINISTRY OF NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

 

S.No.

Name of CPSE

Amount to be contributed (CSR + Salary)

1.

IREDA

15

2.

SECI

5

                                     Total

20

 

 

RCJ/M



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