PFRDA pledges to contribute to PM-CARES Fund
·Employees offering a part of their salary as a contribution to fight against Coronavirus
Pension sector regulator, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), has pledged to contribute a part of the employee’s salary to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund, instituted recently under Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to assist and provide relief measures to the citizens of the country following the global outbreak of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Alike other Government institutions, industry leaders, celebrities, individuals, PFRDA employees have decided to contribute part of their salary and PFRDA is committed to assist the government in its fight against the pandemic in India.
Shri Supratim Bandyopadhyay, Chairman PFRDA, says “This is one of the most challenging period that our country is facing today. At this moment what matters most is sharing the responsibility of fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) in every way possible. We at PFRDA, perceptive of the implications of this pandemic situation would like to contribute towards the fight of this global crisis”.