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Finance Minister briefs media announcing measures on fighting Coronavirus - NDTv

Thu, Mar 26, 2020, 01:56 PM
It is a big relief for sanitation workers, ASHA workers, doctors, nurses, paramedics, and such others during the ongoing lockdown period arisen due to the deadly coronavirus threat. Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced measures for these people to deal with the situation. In a Press Meet, the union finance minister said PM Gareeb Kalyan Scheme will entail Rs 1.7 lakh crore. She said it will include both cash transfer and food security. Likewise, Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the measures for the farmers, MNREGA. old age/widows, women Jan Dhan account holders, women Ujjawala scheme beneficiaries, women Self Help groups and other sectors.

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