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Best of BS opinion: Transparency in PM CARES, coronavirus, and more

Business Standard opinion pieces for the day, among other things, talk about PM CARES

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Illustration: Binay Sinha

Rajesh Kumar
The Supreme Court this week rejected the petition “seeking a direction that all the money collected under the PM CARES Fund for the Covid-19 pandemic should be transferred to the NDRF”. While the apex court has made the legal position clear, the government would be well-advised to increase disclosure voluntarily. Business Standard opinion pieces for the day, among other things, talk about PM CARES.

While PM CARES has been set up as a public charitable trust and, therefore, may not be subject to standard government transparency rules, the fact is that many of the individuals contributing to it assume that

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First Published: Aug 20 2020 | 6:10 AM IST

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