Donation FAQs

  • Q.1   What is PMNRF?

    PMNRF stands for Prime Minister's National Relief Fund. The fund was setup in the year 1948 to assist relief work. The details about the fund, its administration, ways to contribute etc. have been provided at website

  • Q.2   What are the various modes of payment for online contribution?

    PMNRF accepts online contribution through netbanking, credit and debit cards and through BHIM App/UPI (VPA : pmnrf[at]centralbank) / Scan the QR Code to donate .

  • Q.3   Does the website submit the information in secure mode?

    Yes. The PMNRF website submits the information over Secure Socket Layer (SSL), provides a secure channel to exchange information in encrypted mode.

  • Q.4   How do I know about the status of my payment online?

    After you make the payment at the netbanking interface of the concerned bank, the status of payment is shown at the following pages. In case the payment is successful, the same is displayed at status page as well as conveyed to the email address / mobile number given by you. In case you are still not able to know the status of your payment. You may click Transaction History and find out the status of your transaction.

  • Q.5   Is there any transaction charge for online payment?

    There is no transaction charges levied by PMNRF for online payment. However some banks may levy the netbannking transaction charges, which may vary from bank to bank. 

  • Q.6   How does one make contributions to the Prime Ministers National Relief Fund (PMNRF)?

    Contributions towards PMNRF can be made:-
    (a) At Prime Minister's Office, South Block, in cash and through postal order, cheque or demand draft drawn in favour of the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund and through BHIM App/UPI (VPA : pmnrf[at]centralbank) .

    (b) Contributions can also be sent to Prime Minister's Office, South Block, New Delhi via post/money order from any of the Post Offices, without any charges.

    (c) Contributions can also be made online through the collection banks portals and through portal of PMO i.e.

    (d) Through cash, cheque or demand draft drawn in favour of the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund deposited with any of the branches of the 28 designated Collection Banks of the PMNRF, mentioning donor details in the challan to be provided by the concerned bank/ branch.

    (e) No charges will be levied by the network providers' viz. American Express, Diners Club International, Master Card, NPCI and VISA on the contributions being made through debit / credit cards.Name and address of the Nodal Branches of these Collection Banks are:-

  • Q.7   Whether donations in foreign currency may be made to PMNRF?

    Donations in foreign currency may be made to PMNRF A/c in Central Bank of India, 66, Janpath, New Delhi-110001, A/c No. 1226769846, IFS Code – CBIN0280318, SWIFT Code – CBININBBJAN . After making donations, the donor may send details viz.
    (i) sender name,
    (ii) address,
    (iii) ordering institution/bank,
    (iv) transaction reference number,
    (v) amount remitted in foreign currency & in Indian National Rupees (INR) and
    (vi) date of transaction,
    through e-mail at pmnrf[at]gov[dot]in.

    *It may please be noted that this account is specifically meant for donation in foreign currency only. Any donation in Indian Currency (i.e. in Rs.) should not be credited to this account.