CCHA University to donate Rs 1.5 cr to Haryana’s corona relief fund

CCHA University to donate Rs 1.5 cr to Haryana’s corona relief fund
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NEW DELHI: Academics and staff of Chaudhary Charan Singh Agricultural University (CCSHAU), a public university in Haryana, will donate part of their salaries to the state’s corona relief fund.

Haryana state government has created the Corona Relief Fund to face the COVID-19 pandemic

KP Singh, Vice Chancellor, CCSHAU told the Outlook magazine that the academics and staff will donate part of their salaries to collect Rs 1.5 crore in this regard. “The management of CCSHAU has decided to donate part of their salaries to corona relief fund. The university family will collect an amount of about one crore fifty lakh rupees,” he said.

"All the employees including officers, teaching community and non-teaching staff will be giving some portion from their one month salary, which will be contributed to the fund," he added.

The Outlook reported that the university has also distributed about 300 masks free of cost at the university. These masks are made at its Department of Textiles and Apparel Designing by women students.

"Skilled girl students residing in the university have been provided uninfected material for making masks in their houses and this process of distributing masks will continue,” Singh told Press Trust of India."The masks will be distributed free of cost to the families residing at the university to prevent them from getting coronavirus."
Currently, COVID-19 confirmed cases in India stand at 562 with nine deaths.

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