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Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore package for poor affected by Coronavirus lockdown

Mid-Day Thursday, 26 March 2020 ()
*New Delhi:* Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama on Thursday stated the government is planning to provide a relief package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore to the underprivileged, poor and migrant workers affected by the lockdown amid COVID-19 outbreak. The scheme has been named Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Scheme.

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