One of the trustees for the PM CARES Fund is the industrialist Ratan Tata. Along with former Supreme Court justice Justice K T Thomas and former Deputy Speaker Kariya Munda, the TATA Sons chairman emeritus was nominated to the trust.
The trustees were warmly thanked by the Prime Minister’s Office for joining the PM CARES Fund as an essential component. The other trustees of the PM CAREES Fund are Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
The statement was made a day after PM Narendra Modi presided over a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the PM CARES Fund, when a presentation on the different projects carried out with support from the PM CARES Fund was presented. At the meeting, Ratan Tata was also in attendance.
The trust also made the decision to propose the following distinguished individuals for the PM CARES Fund’s advisory board: Anand Shah, the co-founder of Teach for India, and Rajiv Mehrishi, the former CEO of Indicorps and the Piramal Foundation. Sudha Murthy, the former chairperson of the Infosys Foundation.
According to PM Modi, the addition of new trustees and advisors will give the PM CARES Fund’s operations a wider perspective.