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March 26, 2020

India announces Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package for battle against Corona Virus

New Delhi – The Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Niramla Sitharaman today announced Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for the poor to help them fight the battle against Corona Virus. While addressing the press conference here today, Smt. Sitharaman said,Todays measures are intended at reaching out to the poorest of the poor, with food and money in hands, so that they do not face difficulties in buying essential supplies and meeting essential needs.Central Government has also given orders to State Governments to use Building and Construction Workers Welfare Fund to provide relief to Construction Workers