New Delhi: About 64 per cent of the funds raised between March 27, 2020 and March 31, 2021 have not been utilized for the PM Care Fund. According to NDTV, only Rs 3,976 crore was spent during the period through the PM Care Fund set up to fight Covid.
The PMC fund received a total of Rs 10,990 crore. 3,077 crore as donations for the financial year 2020. 7,679 crore in the financial year 2021. In addition, he received Rs 235 crore in interest. Of the total amount received, 495 crore is from abroad.
As on March last year, only Rs 3,976 crore was spent. Doskovid bought the vaccine for Rs 6.6 crore at a cost of Rs 1,392 crore. It also bought 50,000 Made in India ventilators for Rs 1,311 crore. The ventilators were reportedly damaged or rendered useless due to a lack of trained medical staff.
201.58 crore was spent on setting up 162 oxygen generation plants in the second wave of Covid. According to the report, the government has spent Rs 20.41 crore to develop labs for Covid testing. According to the report, only Rs 1,000 crore has been spent from the PM Care Fund for the welfare of migrants who have suffered the most since Covid.