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Bombay HC dismisses plea seeking declaration of PM CARES funds

All reliefs sought in the plea are refused, a division bench of Justices Sunil Shukre and Anil Kilor saidThe petition had sought a direction to the government to declare funds received and expenditure of the same on the government’s website periodically

1 min read27 Aug 2020

PM CARES to fund two makeshift 500-bed covid hospitals in Bihar

With a tally of 122,156 cases and 610 deaths, Bihar is headed for polls around Oct-Nov amid the covid outbreak

2 min read25 Aug 2020

’Transparency writ large’: Prasad attacks Rahul on SC’s order related to PM-CARES Fund

SC on Tuesday refused to direct the Centre to transfer the contributions made to the PM-CARES Fund for battling the Covid-19 pandemic to the NDRFTransparency is writ large in PM-CARES Fund both in terms of legal requirement and transparent management of funds received on a voluntary basis, says BJP’s Ravi Shankar Prasad

2 min read18 Aug 2020

Nadda’s ’Prince of Incompetence’ barb at Rahul for his swipe at PM-CARES Fund

’This happens when the ’Prince of Incompetence’ shares articles without even reading them. The RTI was filed to know details of other RTIs and this is maliciously spun by you as an attack on transparency,’ tweets BJP President without naming the Congress leader

1 min read17 Aug 2020

Govt, Opposition may lock horns over PM CARES Fund at PAC meeting

The public accounts committee may select the fund as a topic for examination when it meets on 10 JulyPM CARES Fund was previously critiqued by ex-Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who accused it of opacity

2 min read8 Jul 2020

BJP-Cong next battle: PAC may take up scrutiny of PM CARES Fund

The PM CARES Fund, set up on 28 March, defines itself as a public charitable trust with the key objective of dealing with any kind of emergency situation like the covid-19 pandemic

2 min read7 Jul 2020

Covid-19: PM Cares Fund gives ₹2,000 crore for supply of homemade ventilators

So far 2,923 ventilators have been manufactured, of which 1,340 ventilators have been delivered to states/UTsThe PMO also said ₹1,000 crore has been released to states/UTs for welfare of migrant labourers

1 min read23 Jun 2020

SC notice to govt on plea to transfer funds from PM Cares to disaster response

Apprising the apex court on the lack of transparency of the PM Cares Fund, the petitioner said the fund is neither subjected to a CAG audit nor it comes within the purview of the Right to Information Act, 2005

1 min read17 Jun 2020

Delhi firm hired to audit PM CARES Fund

The auditor has been appointed for three years and the fund will be audited at the end of a financial yearThe Fund is being administered by two officials in the Prime Minister’s Office on an honorary basis

1 min read13 Jun 2020

PMO to file response in HC on PM Cares petition

The petitioner challenged CPIO’s refusal to provide documents on PM Cares Fund citing it to be outside ambit of RTI Act

1 min read11 Jun 2020
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