March 29, 2020 7:40 am
India lockdown: The minister said she will discuss with states and ensure there are no restrictions on the movement of cash, bankers, vendors or bank mitras.
March 28, 2020 11:27 am
States need to step up coordination, set up helplines, to reach relief and succour to migrant workers. There is no time to lose
March 27, 2020 5:59 am
While Sitharaman pegged the cost of the package at Rs 1.70 lakh crore, a scrutiny of the measures shows that around Rs 70,000 crore could already be accounted for in existing schemes and funds.
March 27, 2020 9:58 am
Finance Minister’s package to deal with corona fallout can be only a beginning, will need to be reviewed as situation changes
March 26, 2020 8:32 pm
Nirmala Sitharaman announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1,000 in two installments over three months for poor senior citizens over 60 years, widows and the disabled. "This will benefit 3 crore poor senior citizens, widows and disabled," she said.
March 26, 2020 3:41 pm
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made a slew of announcements as part of the government's Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package to combat COVID-19.
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India lockdown: To ensure that BPL families do not run short of cooking mediums, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced free cylinders for three months to nearly 8.3 crore families under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
March 26, 2020 4:08 pm
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also announced Rs 50 lakh per person as medical insurance for paramedics, ASHA workers and doctors. She also said 8.69 crore farmers would be given Rs 2,000 immediately through direct cash transfer.
March 26, 2020 12:46 pm
The announcement is expected to take place at 1 pm on Thursday, an official said without giving any specific details.
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“Work is going on and we are very close to coming up with an economic package, which will be announced sooner rather than later,” Nirmala Sitharaman said.
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As the Indian economy battles a sluggish growth, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday will table the second budget of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government after it returned to power last year.
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