Central govt weighs cash transfer option to offset pandemic impact3 min read . Updated: 19 Mar 2020, 12:22 PM IST
- Govt will have to overlook the fiscal slippage of such a scheme, since the pandemic impact is likely to be vast
- The scheme could cover the poor and those who have been affected the most by Covid-19
NEW DELHI : The Centre may weigh the option of a cash transfer scheme to mitigate the impact of the economic fallout caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, said at least two government officials familiar with the development, requesting anonymity.
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