The last few weeks have taken a toll on the entire world and India has not been spared from the corona virus outbreak. The only conversation that has been giving people anxiety is the threat of corona. People are currently afraid for their lives since the outbreak of coronavirus and the ongoing lockdown in India has taken the entire nation to its limit. The whole nation is coming together to be curb it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that he would be starting the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund). This fund would be for the benefit of the entire country especially people and families suffering from corona virus. However, celebrities across the nation have been trying to use their popularity to create awareness regarding the problem the country is currently facing. The celebrities are using their stardom in a positive manner and tell their followers what to do and what not to do in the current situation. Several stars, sportsmen, associations and industrialists have come forward and begun to contribute to the PM-Cares fund, which is for relief work.
The actors who have contributed to PM-Cares Fund
Akshay Kumar tweeted that This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodiji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.
This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai. ?? https://t.co/dKbxiLXFLS
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) March 28, 2020
Varun Dhawan followed the footsteps of Akshay Kumar donated 30 lakhs towards the PMCares Relief Fund.
I pledge to contribute 30 lakhs to the PM CARE fund. We will over come this. Desh hai toh hum hain. https://t.co/E87IU22NaF
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) March 28, 2020
Guru Randhawa pledged to donate Rs 20 lakhs from his saving to help the country combat against the dreadful corona virus that is taking away lives.
I pledge to contribute Rs 20 lacs from my savings to @narendramodi sir’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s help each other ??
I have earned money through my shows and songs which you all have bought tickets or have bought from online platforms. So here is doing my contribution ? Jai Hind https://t.co/h0F1KOuQNV
— Guru Randhawa (@GuruOfficial) March 28, 2020
TV actor Arjun Bijlani donated Rs 5 lakhs the PM-Cares fund and an additional Rs 5 lakhs to the Chief Ministers Fund.
We all need each other at this time so I pledge to contribute Rs 5 lakhs to @narendramodi jis PM-CARES Fund and Rs 5lakh to the chief ministers Fund @CMOMaharashtra . . Zindagi ek safar hai suhana . Pl save lives . I knw it’s a drop in the ocean but it matters .u do ur bit.
— Arjun Bijlani #MajorNikhilManikrishnan (@Thearjunbijlani) March 28, 2020
Kriti Sanon didn’t necessary state how much she would be donating but she urged her followers to donate towards the relief fund through her tweet. Her tweet read “We all need to come together in this time of crisis! I pledge to contribute and do my bit! Guys.. Do whatever best you can.. small or big.. just contribute! It’ll save a life or help someone in need and eventually make India healthier.”
We all need to come together in this time of crisis! I pledge to contribute and do my bit! ??Guys.. Do whatever best you can.. small or big.. just contribute! It’ll save a life or help someone in need and eventually make India healthier ❤️?? https://t.co/1DfdEuR2xw
— Kriti Sanon (@kritisanon) March 28, 2020
Actor Prabhas has said to have donated Rs 4 crores to the PM-Cares Relief Fund.
Comedian Kapil Sharma donated Rs 50 lakhs to the PM Cares relief fund. He comes forward during a difficult time that the country is currently facing.
It's time to stand together with the ones who need us. Contributing Rs.50 lakhs to the PM relief fund towards the #fightagainstcorona. Request everyone to #stayhome #staysafe #jaihind #PMrelieffund @narendramodi ? ??
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) March 26, 2020
Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee contributed Rs 1crore to the PM-Cares Relief Fund and has also contributed Rs 50 lakhs to the Chief Minister of West Bengal’s Relief Fund.
Anita Dongre donated Rs 1.5 crores towards the PM-Cares Relief Fund. She announced this through her Instagram post.
Pawan Kalyan donated Rs 1 crore towards the PM Relief Fund and has also donated Rs 50 lakhs each to the AP and Telangana CM Relief Funds.
I will be donating Rs.1 crore to PM relief fund to support our https://t.co/83OmZ9biYX Sri @narendramodi ji,in turbulent times like this. His exemplary and inspiring leadership would truly bring our country from this Corona pandemic.
— Pawan Kalyan (@PawanKalyan) March 26, 2020
Industrialists and Association who have contributed to the PM-Cares Fund
Adani Foundation has donated Rs 100 crores to the PMCARES relief fund earlier today. Gautam Adani in his tweet mentioned that “ADANI FOUNDATION is humbled to contribute Rs. 100 Cr to the #PMcaresfund in this hour of India’s battle against #COVID19. ADANI GROUP will further contribute additional resources to support the GOVERNMENTS and FELLOW CITIZENS in these testing times.”
ADANI FOUNDATION is humbled to contribute Rs. 100 Cr to the #PMcaresfund in this hour of India’s battle against #COVID19. ADANI GROUP will further contribute additional resources to support the GOVERNMENTS and FELLOW CITIZENS in these testing times.
— Gautam Adani (@gautam_adani) March 29, 2020
Sajjan Jindal and his wife, Sangita Jindal contributed Rs 100 crores to the PMCARES relief fund. They even pledged to donate if any further requirements were needed.
.@TheJSWGroup is making an immediate contribution of Rs.100 Crores to #PMCARES to support all relief effort.
We will continue to evaluate all needs to fight the fallouts of COVID-19 and have earmarked further funds to respond dynamically for future requirements. @narendramodi pic.twitter.com/rM0m34TTdY
— Sajjan Jindal (@sajjanjindal) March 29, 2020
Ratan Tata 1000 crores
Airports Authority of India raised 20 crores as their initial contribution towards the PMCares fund to help fight COVID-19 across the nation. this was done as an effort to protect and empower all those who require aim during these dire times.
#AAI employees raised ₹20 cr as an initial contribution to the #PMCARES Funds to fight the menace of #COVID19. Collectively, as responsible citizens of this country, we shall make all efforts to protect, empower & help effected communities to tide over this emergency. #AAICares pic.twitter.com/Nog0OZhDdO
— Airports Authority of India (@AAI_Official) March 29, 2020
Paramilitary Forces Personnel have contributed a one day salary to combat the corona virus. A total of Rs 116 crores was donated to the PMCARES fund.
On the appeal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to combat #COVID19, all paramilitary forces personnel have contributed their one day salary (total Rs 116 crores) to #PMCARES fund. I express my gratitude to all: Home Minister Amit Shah pic.twitter.com/FpN8OIMOtY
— ANI (@ANI) March 29, 2020
Dr Harsh Vardhan donated Rs 1 crore from his MPLADS budget towards the PM-Cares Fund. He also contributed a months salary to the same cause.
I pledge Rs 1 crore from my #MPLADS budget towards
PM’s Citizen Assistance & Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’
to strengthen govt’s battle against #COVID2019 .
I’m also contributing one month’s salary towards #PMCARES to help those who need it the most.@PMOIndia @BJP4India pic.twitter.com/jfNQgEcYfQ
— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) March 29, 2020
Kotak Mahindra and Uday Kotak have donated 50 crores. 25 crores from the Kotak Mahindra Bank and an additional 25 crores from Mr. Uday Kotak himself.
— JKUT NEWS (@JKUTNEWS1) March 29, 2020
BCCI tweeted that they contributed Rs 51 crores to the PMCARES relief fund.
NEWS : BCCI to contribute INR 51 crores to Prime Minister @narendramodi ji's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 28, 2020
Cricketers who have contributed to the PM-Cares Relief Fund
Suresh Raina pledged to donate Rs 52 lakhs to help fight against corona virus. He said that he would donate Rs 31 lakhs to PM-Cares Fund and Rs 21 lakhs to the UP CM’s Disaster Relief Fund.
It’s time we all do our bit to help defeat #COVID19. I’m pledging ₹52 lakh for the fight against #Corona (₹31 lakh to the PM-CARES Fund & ₹21 lakh to the UP CM’s Disaster Relief Fund). Please do your bit too. Jai Hind!#StayHomeIndia @narendramodi @PMOIndia @myogiadityanath
— Suresh Raina?? (@ImRaina) March 28, 2020
Sachin Tendulkar has donated Rs 25 lakhs to CM Relief Fund and PM-Cares Relief Fund respectively.
Gautam Gambir donated Rs 1 crore from his ML LAD Fund and one months’ salary to the PM-Cares Fund. He tweeted saying “It is time that all resources of the country be directed towards fighting COVID-19. Have released INR 1 Crore from my MP LAD fund towards relief efforts. Have also donated one month’s salary towards the Central Relief Fund. United we stand!!@narendramodi@JPNadda@BJP4Delhi
It is time that all resources of the country be directed towards fighting COVID-19. Have released INR 1 Crore from my MP LAD fund towards relief efforts. Have also donated one month's salary towards the Central Relief Fund.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) March 28, 2020