Chennai, May 15 : The Tamil Nadu Government has so far received Rs 367 crore towards corona prevention and relief fund. An official release here today said till April two, the state had received Rs 62.30 crore as relief from the industries, corporates and others. From April three to six, the state had received another Rs 17.44 crore taking the total contributions to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund to Rs 79.74 crore. In continuation of this, the State government received Rs 54.88 crore during April 7 to 13 and from April 14 to 20, it received another Rs 26.30 crore from various sections of the society as contributions towards corona relief measures, taking the total to Rs 160,93,74,572, the release said.
In the ten day period from April 20 to 30, the government had received Rs 145,48,35,986 crore and from May one to five, a total of Rs 41,34,4,882 were received taking the total contributions to Rs 347,76,15,440. It said during the nine-day period from May six to 14, the state government received Rs 19,29,22,903, taking the total to Rs 367,05,38,343. Releasing the names of the companies, industries, and others who contributed more than Rs ten lakhs, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami thanked all the companies NGOS and the public for their contribution towards corona relief. He also thanked the government and public sector undertaking employees for donating their one day salary towards corona relief measures. He also thanked all those who had generously contributed from their savings to the relief fund, though it might be a small amount. (UNI)