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'Welfare done', FM Sitharaman to focus on specific sectors over next 2 days

Officials said that the announcements will again be a mix of fiscal and liquidity measures, with more heft through the latter

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Economic stimulus | Nirmala Sitharaman | Lockdown

Arup Roychoudhury  |  New Delhi 

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to announce two more rounds of measures, on Saturday and Sunday. While there still could be a handful of welfare-related announcements, the focus will now firmly be on industries and sectors most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the nationwide lockdown, Business Standard has learnt.

Since Wednesday, Sitharaman has announced measures for migrants, urban and rural poor, farmers, agricultural sector, organised sector workforce, middle-income groups, and small businesses. ALSO READ: Sitharaman brings farm sector reforms, to ...

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First Published: Fri, May 15 2020. 23:06 IST
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