Second coronavirus stimulus to focus on aid to small business1 min read . Updated: 08 Apr 2020, 08:43 PM IST
- Small businesses account for nearly one-quarter of India's $2.9 trillion economy and employ more than 500 million workers
- Last month, govt outlined a 1.7-trillion rupee ($22.6-billion) economic stimulus plan providing direct cash transfers and food security measures
NEW DELHI : A second stimulus package India is poised to announce in coming days will be worth around 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) and focus on help for small and medium businesses weathering the coronavirus outbreak, two senior officials said on Wednesday.
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