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Finance Minister Announces Rs 1.7 lakh Crore Relief Package For Poor

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package for the poor and migrant workers to tackle the impact the coronavirus pandemic. The relief package has been named as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Under the scheme, cash transfer to be made through direct benefit transfer

Updated : 26 March 2020, 10:07 PM