The Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund

The Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund provides financial assistance to people affected by major natural calamities like flood, drought, fire etc.  It also provides financial assistance to the individuals for treatment of major diseases like Cancer, Cardiac surgery, Kidney transplantation, Brain Tumor, Liver and Multi Organ failure etc.
The very aim of the fund is to provide immediate relief to the people in distress and the resource for the same is gathered by voluntary donations from the public.
Donations made to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund is eligible for 100% exemption from income-tax under section 80G(2) (iii hf) of the Income-Tax Act, 1961.
How to contribute:-
The contributor can send his contribution to the fund in the form of cheque/demand draft in the name of Principal Secretary (Finance). Funds will be received at all Collectorate and Taluk Offices.
The donor may send the contribution in the following address: -
Principal Secretary (Finance)
Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001

To avail Chief Minister's Relief Fund:-

Below given documents should be submitted with the  application form:
Medical Certificate taken within a period of six months
In the case of death, copies of Death certificate, FIR, Post Mortem certificates
Application should be submitted to Village Office/ Taluk Office/ Collectorate
Petitions should be addressed to:- 
Principal Secretary
Revenue (DRF- A/B) Department

CMDRF (A Section): 0471-2518513
CMDRF (B Section): 0471-2518487


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