PM CARES Fund Current Affairs, GK & News

Guidelines for PM-CARES for Children scheme

Ministry of Women and Child Development issued a detailed guidelines for “PM CARES for Children Scheme” on October 7, 2021. Background Guidelines were issued in the backdrop of announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 29, 2021 regarding a comprehensive support for children who lost both their parents amid the Covid-19 pandemic. About ..

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Plea to declare PM CARES fund a ‘State’

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to respond to a plea that seeks to declare “Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund a State under the Constitution. Key Points Petition was filed by a lawyer, Samyak Gangwal. Hearing was posted by a bench comprising of Chief Justice D.N. Patel ..

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PM-CARES for Children Scheme

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched a PM-CARES for Children scheme for children orphaned due to COVID-19. As per data, about 577 children have lost their parents till date. Highlights Measures under the scheme include free education, creation of Rs 10 lakh corpus for each child- to be given to them at the age of 23. ..

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PM orders Audit of Ventilators provided by the Centre

On May 15, 2021, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered an audit of ventilators provided by the Central Government to the State Government and the Union Territories. Why the audit? It has come to the notice of the PM that several ventilators issued to the States are lying in the storage unutilized. Thus, an audit ..

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PM CARES Fund: 1 Lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently sanctioned the procurement of one lakh oxygen portable oxygen concentrators from the PM-CARES Fund. Oxygen Generation Plants Initially, 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen Generation plants were sanctioned under PM CARES Fund. Later this was increased to 551 Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen Generation Plants. So far, 1,213 Pressure Swing Adsorption ..

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