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Centre allows contributions from any person/institution to NDRF

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on July 18, 2020

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The Centre has allowed contributions from any person or institution in the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF)

“Centre has laid out the modalities for receipt of contributions/grants from any person or institution for the purpose of disaster management in the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) as per Section 46(1)(b) of the Disaster Management (DM) Act, 2005,” said an official release.

Contributions/grants can be made by any person or institution in NDRF through physical instruments, RTGS/NEFT/UPI and Bharatkosh portal, it added.

Physical instruments to be drawn favouring “PAO (Secretariat), MHA” at New Delhi. On the back of the instrument, the individual may mention the remarks for “Contributions/ Grants to NDRF”.

Through RTGS/NEFT by indicating the purpose as “Contributions/Grants to NDRF” and deposited in the Receipt Account No. 10314382194, IFSC Code- SBIN0000625, State Bank of India, Central Sectt Branch, New Delhi.

By Bharatkosh portal https://bharatkosh.gov.in using Net banking, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and UPI.

Published on July 18, 2020

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