The Central government has appointed three people as trustees of the PM CARES Fund. They are industrialist Ratan Tata, former Supreme Court judge K.T. Thomas and former Deputy Lok Sabha Speaker Kariya Munda.
A meeting of the trustees was held and attended by the newly appointed members, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Prime Minister Narendra Modi presided over the meeting. The Trust has plans to nominate other eminent people like Rajiv Mehrishi, former Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Sudha Murthy, former Chairperson of Infosys Foundation and Anand Shah, Co-founder of Teach for India and former CEO of Indiacorps and Piramal Foundation.
The discussion centred around the various initiatives undertaken by the PM CARES Fund and a larger vision to respond to emergencies and future challenges.