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28/03/2020 5:46 PM IST | Updated 28/03/2020 5:46 PM IST

PM Modi Announces Emergency Relief Fund For Coronavirus Fight

The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund will go a long way in creating a healthier India, he said.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a file photo.

NEW DELHI—Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the creation of an assistance and emergency situation relief fund where people can contribute and help in the government’s fight against coronavirus.

The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund will go a long way in creating a healthier India, he said on Twitter.

“People from all walks of life expressed their desire to donate to India’s war against COVID-19,” he said, adding the fund has been constituted respecting that spirit.