Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) was established entirely with public contributions and does not get any budgetary support. CMRF accepts voluntary contributions from Individuals, Organizations, Trusts, Companies and Institutions etc.
The Relief amount is being released solely on the basis of the discretionary powers of the Hon’ble Chief Minister. No budgetary allocation is made for the CMRF. The donations made by the general public, Corporate Institutions, Board-Corporations and other constitute the CMRF. The donations are totally exempted from Income tax.