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BREAKING: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Announces 1.70 Lakh Crore Economic Package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced 1.70 Lakh crore under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY), saying the food security of the poor will be covered.

New Delhi| FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced 1.70 Lakh crore under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY). She also told that the food security of the poor will be covered in this amount. The government will also deposit cash directly in the account of citizens to solve the problem of the cash crunch.

Sitharaman also announced insurance of 50 lakhs for medical staff, Asha workers, Sanitization staff.

She stressed that this 1.70 Lakh crore package will be used to help the poor in this lockdown.

She also announced for the organized sector that the provident fund of both employee and employer contribution will be paid by the government.

 

 

 

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