DHARMENDRA PRADHAN ANNOUNCES CONTRIBUTION OF Rs. 500 CRORE BY INDIAN STEEL SECTOR TOWARDS PM-CARES FUND, SAYS TOUCHED WITH THE GESTURE OF STEEL FRATERNITY*
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan announced a contribution of over Rs.500 Cr by Indian steel sector towards the PM-CARES fund in wake of fight against the threat of Covid19 pandemic.
Minister Pradhan, through tweets, said, “It is with great pleasure, and much pride, that I announce that the steel sector is ready with a contribution of over ₹500 crore by the PSUs and private sector combined towards the PM-Cares Fund. Additionally, ₹15 cr is being contributed by colleagues of PSUs from their salaries for the PM CARES Fund.”
“I am touched by this gesture of the steel fraternity to do its bit in protecting the country at the time of its greatest need”, he further added.