Highlights: FM aims to help migrant workers, Congress says not enough done
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced free food grains for 8 crore migrants for 2 months. Stay tuned with Business Standard for FM press conference live updates
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Last Updated at May 14, 2020 21:07 IST
FM press conference LIVE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a second set of measures that are part of a Rs 20 trillion fiscal and monetary package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to support India’s economy, which has been battered by a 51-day lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak.
Sitharaman on Wednesday announced measures of nearly Rs 5.94 trillion to provide relief to small businesses; taxpayers; shadow banks; power distribution companies; real estate; organised sector employees; and contractors working with the government.
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