Indian sports federations, athletes make huge donations to PM-CARES fund to combat Coronavirus pandemic

As India continues its fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, people from all walk of life including sportspersons and organisation have stepped in to contribute to PM CARES Fund.

The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund was set up by the central government of India in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. Ever since its launch, many people have donated to the PM-CARES fund.

Here is the list of people and organisations who have contributed so far towards the efforts to combat the crisis in India.

-Nation Sports Federations:

Hockey India has made the highest contribution amongst all the sports federation. It has donated Rs one crore to the PM-Cares Fund. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) contributed Rs 25 lakh while the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has made a total donation of Rs 11 lakh. The total donation made by all the federations combined is Rs 2.4 crore of Rs 240.26 lakhs.

FULL LIST:

1. Hockey India.

Rs 100.00 Lacs or Rs 1.00 Crore.

2. All India Football Federation.

Rs. 25.00 Lacs

3. Wrestling Federation of India.

Rs 11.00 Lacs.

4. Kho Kho Federation of India.

Rs 11.00 Lac.

5. Boxing Federation of India.

Rs. 11.00 Lac

6. Indian Golf Union.

Rs 10.00 Lacs.

7. Badminton Association of India.

Rs 10.00 Lacs.

8. National Rifle Association of India.

Rs 10.00 Lacs.

9. Indian Kayaking & Canoeing Association.

Rs 8.00 Lacs

10.Table Tennis Federation of India.

Rs 5.00 Lacs.

11. Basketball Federation of India.

Rs 5.00 Lacs.

12. Fencing Association of India.

Rs 5.00 Lac.

13. Volleyball Federation of India.

Rs 5.00 Lacs

14. Cycling Federation of India.

Rs 4.50 Lacs

15, Athletics Federation of India.

Rs 2.50 Lac.

16. All India Tennis Association.

Rs 2.50 Lacs.

17. Gymnastics Federation of India.

Rs 2.50 Lacs.

18. Wushu Association of India.

Rs 2.00 Lacs.

19. Handball Federation of India.

Rs 1.50 Lacs.

20. Rowing Federation of India.

Rs 1.25 Lacs.

21. Bowling Federation of India.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

22. Squash Racquets Federation of India.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

23. Indian Triathlon Federation.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

24. India Taekwondo.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

25. Modern Pentathlon Federation of India.

Rs. 1.00 Lac

26. Indian Weightlifting Federation.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

27. Netball Federation of India.

Rs 1.00 Lac

.28. Swimming Federation of India.

Rs 51,000/-

Total= Rs 240.26 Lacs

-State Olympic Associations:

The Uttaranchal, Kerala and Bengal Olympic Associations are the top three contributors amongst the state associations. While Uttaranchal has made the highest donation with Rs 5 lakhs, Kerala and Bengal have made Rs 3 lakhs each. The total donation by state sporting bodies is Rs 28.26 lakh.

Full list:

1. Uttaranchal Olympic Association.

Rs 5.00 Lac.

2. Kerala Olympic Association.

Rs 3.00 Lacs.

3. Bengal Olympic Association.

Rs 3.00 Lac.

4. Jharkhand Olympic Association.

Rs 2.00 Lac

5. Karnataka Olympic Association.

Rs 1.50 Lac.

6. Telangana Olympic Association.

Rs 1.25 Lacs.

7. U.P. Olympic Association.

Rs 1.01 Lac.

8. Bihar Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac

9. Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

10. Assam Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

11. J & K Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

12. Tamil Nadu Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

13. Arunachal Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

14. Manipur Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

15. Goa Olympic Association.

Rs. 1.00 Lac.

16. Delhi Olympic Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac

17. Madhya Pradesh Olympic Association.

Rs 51,000/-

18. Tripura State Olympic Association.

Rs 50,001/-

19. Meghalaya State Olympic Association.

Rs 50,000/-

20. Mizoram Olympic Association.

Rs 50,000/-

21. Gujarat State Olympic Association.

Rs 25,000/-

22. Sikkim Olympic Association.

Rs 25,000/-

Total= Rs 28.26 Lacs.

-Non Members/Applied For/Others:

In this, a total of 20 members has contributed to PM-CARES fund. The Sepktrakraw Federation of India has made the highest contribution of Rs 5.25 lakhs. The total contribution is of Rs 30.38 lakhs.

Full List:

1. Sepaktakraw Federation India.

Rs 5.25 Lacs.

2. Karate Association of India.

Rs 5.00 Lac

3. Equestrian Federation of India.

Rs 5.00 Lacs.

4. Chhattisgarh State Volleyball Association.

Rs 3.00 Lacs

5. IOS Sports.

Rs 2.50 Lacs

6. WAKO India Kickboxing Federation.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

7. Maharashtra Fencing Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

8. Powerlifting India.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

9. Tamilnadu Kho Kho Association.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

10. Manmohan Jaiswal, GS Judo Federation of India.

Rs. 1.00 Lac.

11. Tenpin Bowling Association (India).

Rs 1.00 Lac.

12. Mallakhamb Federation (Regd) India.

Rs 1.00 Lac

13. Himachal Pradesh Boxing Association.

Rs 51,000/-

14. Rajasthan State Judo Federation.

Rs 51,000/-

15. Uttarakhand Kabaddi Association.

Rs 51,000/-

16. Manipur Fencing Association.

Rs 30,000/-

17. Madhya Pradesh Handball Association.

Rs 25,000/-

18. Bengaluru Hockey Association.

Rs 25,000/-

19. Tripura Hockey.

Rs 10,001/-

20. Shyam Lal Academy, Hockey Jammu & Kashmir.

Rs 10,000/-

Total D = Rs 30.38 Lac

-Donation made by athletes:

While the Indian Men’s Football team has made a total donation of Rs 50 Lakh. India’s badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has contributed Rs 11 lakh for the PM-CARES fund. The total donation is of Rs 91.51 lakh made by 10 people and one team.

1. Indian Men’s Football Team.

Rs 50.00 Lacs

2. Pullela Gopichand — Badminton.

Rs 11.00 Lacs

3. P V Sindhu — Badminton.

Rs 10.00 Lacs

4. Anirban Lahiri — Golf.

Rs 7.00 Lacs.

5. Dhanraj Pillay — Hockey.

Rs. 5.00 Lacs.

6. Apurvi Chandela — Shooting.

Rs. 3.00 Lacs.

7. Neeraj Chopra — Athletics.

Rs 2.00 Lacs.

8. Manu Bhaker — Shooting.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

9. Col (Retd) Balbir Singh — Hockey.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

10 Arjun Munda — President Archery.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

11. Dr Prem Verma — Working President Table Tennis.

Rs 51,000/-

12. Hima Das — Athletics.

One Month Salary.

Total= Rs 91.51 Lacs or USD 120,500 apxx

-Donation made by sportspersons in the CM fund:

1. Hockey India for Odisha CM Fund.

Rs 21.00 Lacs.

2. Pullela Gopichand – Badminton, for Telengana CM Fund.

Rs 10.00 Lacs.

3. Pullela Goochland – Badminton, for Andhra Pradesh CM Fund.

Rs 5.00 Lacs.

4. Parupalli Kashyap – Badminton, for Telengana CM Fund.

Rs 3.00 Lacs.

5. Dhanraj Pillay – Hockey, for Maharashtra CM Fund.

Rs 3.00 Lacs.

6. Gouri Sheoran – Shooting, for Haryana CM Fund.

Rs 1.00 Lac.

7. Odisha Olympic Association for Odisha CM Fund.

Rs 1.00 Lacs.

8. Easha Singh – Shooting, for Telengana CM Fund.

Rs 30,000/-

Total = Rs 44.30 Lacs or USD 58,300 apxx.

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