Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF)
The Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund PMNRF) are utilized primarily to render immediate relief to families of those killed in natural calamities like floods, cyclones and earthquakes, etc. and to the victims of the major accidents and riots. In addition to this, the PMNRF provides financial assistance to indigent patients for treatment of major diseases at Government/ PMNRF empanelled hospitals to partially defray the expenses. Disbursements are made with the approval of the Prime Minister.
Applicants can apply for grant of financial assistance through an application form addressed to the Prime Minister. Applicants, applying for grant of financial assistance for medical treatment, are required to enclose two passport size photographs of patient (one pasted on application, another stapled with application), copy of residence proof, original medical certificate incorporating the type of disease and estimated cost of expenditure and copy of his/her income certificate. After receipt of application, the same is considered and disbursements are made at the sole discretion of the Prime Minister, keeping in view availability of funds and prior commitments of the PMNRF.