Hockey India announced to donate Rs 25 Lakhs to the PM Cares Fund for the country fight against Coronavirus Pandemic. The Prime Minister announced a special emergency fund for the nation to help Country to fight against this Pandemic, after that Hockey India decided to donate and this decision is taken by Hockey Executive.
“In these difficult times, it is the absolute need of the hour to come together as a nation to help fight the crisis and fulfil our duties as responsible citizens. It was a unanimous decision taken by the Hockey India Executive Board to contribute Rs 25.00 lakh towards the PM Cares Fund,” president Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad said in a release.
“Hockey has always received tremendous love and support from the people of this country and we want to do whatever little we can to help our countrymen and women emerge out of this pandemic as victors,” he added.
“Hockey India has always stepped up for any noble cause and in these difficult times when the world is grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic which has impacted millions of lives world over, we wanted to extend our support in fighting this crisis” HI secretary general Rajinder Singh said.
“The Government of India is doing everything they can and we urge all Indian citizens to act responsibly and stay home, stay safe during this lockdown. We can fight this global crisis together,” he added.
In India, around 1700 cases has been tested positive and near 38 died because of Coronavirus Pandemic.