The mizoram Council of Ministers contributes 50 percent basic pay towards Covid-19 fight

The Mizoarm Council of Ministers, for the month of May, has collectively donated Rs 4.8 lakh to the CM's Relief Find to fight against covid19 pendemic.

The mizoram Council of Ministers contributes 50 percent basic pay towards Covid-19 fight
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During the ongoing battle against covid19, each member of the Mizoram Council of Ministers has contributed 50% of their basic pay to the Chief Minister's relief fund to ramp up efforts to fight the pendemic.

"Council of Ministers contributed 50% of their Basic Pay to the Chief Minister Relief Fund in the ongoing fight against this rampant Covid-19 pandemic", the state's Chief Minister Zoramthanga tweeted.

Deputy CM Tawnluia, Ministers R. Lalthangliana, Lalchamliana, R Lalzirliana, C Lalrinsanga, and Ministers of State K Lalrinliana, Lalchhandama Ralte, Lalruatkima, K Beichhua, T.J. Lalnuntluanga, Robert Romawia Royte, and Lawmawma Tochhawng have each contributed Rs 40,000 towards the cause in the month of May, taking the total sum that has been committed towards the relief fund to Rs 4,80,000.

This announcement has been made days after Mizoram Governor, Sreedharan Pillai has earned plaudits for pledging 30% of his salary to the Chief Minister's relief fund during crisis time. "Overwhelmed at the generosity shown by Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillaiji, the current serving Governor for the state of Mizoram, who out of love for the people will be contributing 30% of his salary to the CM Relief Fund for 6 months starting May 2020", Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, lauding the Governor for his sacrifice, tweeted.