Nirmala Sitharaman announces economic package, reforms for farmers & fishermen4 min read 15 May 2020, 03:51 PM IST
The Modi government has divided the ₹20 lakh crore economic package into several tranches
The stimulus is expected to have something in store for all sections of the society
NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today released the third tranche of the ₹20 lakh crore economic package today with a focus on agriculture, fisheries and allied activities. In the previous two parts of the package, FM's focus was on MSMEs, NBFCs, MFIs, migrant workers, street vendors and small farmers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the package is aimed at making India self-reliant. He has also hinted at bringing in several reforms to revive the Indian economy hit by the nationwide spread of the contagious coronavirus disease and the prolonged lockdown.