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DU VC asks colleagues to contribute to PM CARES Fund to fight COVID-19

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi University vice-chancellor Professor Yogesh Tyagi has appealed to his colleagues to contribute to the 'PM CARES Fund' to aid the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The varsity haslaunched the 'DU Care for Neighbour' programme to feed the hungry residing in areas around its north and south campuses, he said.

We are in the middle of the biggest battle that the human civilization has fought in recent centuries, he said and urged his colleagues to contribute to the PM CARES Fund.

"We can set an example of extraordinary sensitivity by contributing a percentage of our salary for a few months to The PM CARES Fund for the welfare of those affected by the pandemic," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 20 2020. 16:14 IST