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Suggests setting aside 1% of GDP for cash transfer scheme for poor and elderly

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Coronavirus | Indian Economy | Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Subhayan Chakraborty  |  New Delhi 



Photo: PTI
Photo: PTI

To battle the current disease (COVID-19) crisis, a of 1 per cent of India’s gross domestic product needs to be provided by the government through direct benefit transfer to the poor and elderly immediately, the (CII) has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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First Published: Sat, March 21 2020. 22:22 IST

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