The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has announced contribution of Five crore rupees from its Corpus to the PM Cares fund to support India’s COVID-19 response.
Earlier, ICSI had announced a contribution of Twenty Five lakh rupees in first tranche to the PM CARES Fund dedicated towards the cause of curbing the spread of COVID-19 virus. Such contribution was also applauded by Prime Minister on his twitter handle.
In furtherance of our initial contribution and understanding the need to support the efforts of the government in scaling up the public healthcare infrastructure, the Institute has contributed an additional sum of Five Crore rupees from the Corpus of ICSI to the PM CARES FUND with the primary objective of dealing with this unprecedented challenge posed by the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, and to provide relief to those affected.
Holding strong to our affirmation “Together we can. Together we will”, we are confident that with our committed and dedicated efforts, we shall soon be able to overcome this situation and march forward on the road of becoming a much stronger nation.” it said in the statement.
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a professional body set up under
an Act of Parliament, i.e., Company Secretaries Act, 1980, for the regulation and development
of the profession of Company Secretaries in India. It functions under the jurisdiction of Ministry
of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. The Institute, being a pro-active body, focuses on
best and top-quality education to students of Company Secretaries Course and best quality set
standards for CS members. The institute has over 60,000 members and about 3.5 lakh students
on its roll.