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Door open for stimulus 6.0; govt with industry: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Calling her stint as FM during the pandemic "the most challenging assignment yet", Sitharaman said she was not upset with the criticism that the recent stimulus package was too little

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Nirmala Sitharaman | Stimulus package | Lockdown

Indivjal Dhasmana & Nivedita Mookerji  |  New Delhi 

Within days of announcing a series of measures to help businesses deal with the lockdown impact, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in an interview to Business Standard that the government was with industry and would do as much as possible to repair the damage when companies were going through the most stressful time.

Replying to a specific question on whether there would be a stimulus package 6.0, after five days of back-to-back announcements last week, the FM said, “As we go along, we will see. We cannot shut the doors.” Calling her stint as FM during ...

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First Published: Wed, May 20 2020. 02:54 IST
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