Mata Amritanandamayi to contribute Rs 13 cr to fight Covid-19

Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi

Thiruvananthapuram, (Asian independent) The Mata Amritanandamayi Math on Monday announced that it will donate Rs 13 crore to help the fight against coronavirus.

Popularly known as the ‘hugging saint’, the Mata’s ashram is located about 90-km from the state capital.

The Math has also agreed to provide free care to Covid-19 patients at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) in Kochi.

A total of Rs 10 crore will go to the Central government’s PM-CARES Fund, and Rs 3 crore will go to the Kerala government’s Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.