CRPF personnel to donate day’s salary to PM relief fund
New Delhi | March 26, 2020:
India's largest paramilitary force CRPF on Thursday announced that its over 3.5 lakh personnel will contribution their one day salary to Prime Minister's National Relief Fund in the fight against novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) — one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) under Ministry of Home Affairs — initiated the move to extend helping hand to the government which earlier on Thursday announced its first Rs 170,000 crore Covid-19 relief package to protect the weaker sections of society.
"The CRPF personnel have decided to make a humble contribution of one day salary to Prime Minister's National Relief Fund. We are dutifully committed to stand firmly with our nation in this challenging time of COVID-19 spread," the CRPF said in statement.