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ECLGS 2.0 'more than enough' to stabilise covid-hit firms: CRISIL

The KV Kamath committee to finalise financial parameters for restructuring of companies hit by the pandemic had identified 26 sectors.

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Anup Roy
The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS 2.0) being extended by the Centre for eligible companies in 26 stressed sectors can potentially infuse Rs 40,000 crore of liquidity for rated firms, and should be more than enough to fund their cash-flow decline, according to CRISIL Ratings.

The KV Kamath committee to finalise financial parameters for restructuring of companies hit by the pandemic had identified 26 sectors.

The government, under its Atmanirbhar Bharat 3.0, included health care as eligible for financial assistance under the new ECLGS scheme. Now, companies with outstanding loans of between Rs 50 crore and Rs 500 crore are eligible

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First Published: Nov 30 2020 | 11:49 PM IST

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