Sikkim Governor to donate 30% salary over next 1 year to PM-CARES fund

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GANGTOK | April 6, 2020:

Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad today committed to donate 30 percent of his salary over the next one year to PM CARES Fund in view of the country's collective battle against COVID-19.

In a letter addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind, the Governor has desired to get his salary deducted for 30 percent over the next one year and the amount is credited to PM CARES Fund as his personal contribution for the cause.

Sikkim health department said that there are no positive cases reported from the state so far.