Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired the meeting of the Board of Trustees of PM CARES Fund, where he lauded people's contribution during the time of distress. In addition, PM Modi inducted new members as trustees and advisors to the PM CARES Fund's Board. Today, the PMO issued an official statement about the meeting. He announced the induction of leading industrialist and TATA Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata, former Supreme Court judge KT Thomas, and former deputy Lok Sabha speaker Kariya Munda as trustees of PM CARES Fund. Additionally, the official statement mentioned former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Rajiv Mehrishi, former chairperson of Infosys Foundation Sudha Murthy, and Co-founder of Teach for India Anand Shah as members of PM CARES Fund Advisory Board. https://twitter.com/livemint/status/1572502421884260352 The meeting was attended by PM CARES Fund trustees, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman among other members. The announcement for the new members was made official by a statement released by the Prime Minister's Office: “The Prime Minister welcomed the trustees for becoming an integral part of the PM CARES Fund.” With the induction of new trustees and advisors to the Board, it is anticipated that new members will provide a wider perspective on the functioning of the PM CARES Fund. In the meeting, the trustees acknowledged the contribution of the Fund, especially the PM CARES for Children scheme that supports 4,345 kids. They added that PM CARES has a larger vision to effectively respond to emergency and distressing situations. The Fund not only provides relief assistance but takes mitigate measures for capacity building.