Home / Industry / Banking /  Here’s how you can contribute to coronavirus relief funds through SBI

Fighting the novel coronavirus has become the need of the hour. Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has requested everyone to come together and help the nation fight this pandemic. "Fighting COVID-19 is need of the hour. Let's come together and help the nation overcome this pandemic. Donate to PM Relief Fund now and make a difference." SBI said in a tweet.

In order to ensure that your monetary contribution towards fight against coronavirus is going into the right hands, SBI has suggested 3 ways in which you can help the nation fight coronavirus from your home. Contributions can be made to the PM Care Fund via:

1) Fund transfer

Account Name: PM CARES

Account Number: 2121PM20202

IFSC Code: SBIN0000691

Bank and Branch name: State Bank of India. New Delhi Main Branch

UPI ID: pmcares@sbi

2) Online on

Using Debit or credit cards

Internet Banking, UPI (BHIM, PhonePe, Amazon Pay, Google Pay, Paytm, Mobikwik, etc) RTGS/NEFT

3) QR Code

You can scan and pay with BHIM UPI app

Government has also warned donors against fake UPI IDs being circulated on the pretext of PM CARES Fund."Beware of Fake UPI ID being circulating on the pretext of PM CARES Fund. #PIBFactcheck: The correct UPI ID of #PMCaresFunds is pmcares@sbi," PIB Fact Check tweeted.

On Saturday, PM Narendra Modi had announced the creation of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund where people can contribute and help in the government's fight against coronavirus. Modi announced the creation of the fund to help mitigate the effects of coronavirus. Donations can be made via debit and credit cards, internet banking, UPI, RTGS, or NEFT

"It is my appeal to my fellow Indians, kindly contribute to the PM-CARES Fund. This Fund will also cater to similar distressing situations, if they occur in the times ahead," he had said.

People from all walks of life have donated to the fund so far.

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