Opinion | What could see India through its covid crisis4 min read . Updated: 15 Apr 2020, 11:03 PM IST
New Delhi needs to optimize expenditure, given its limited resources, and use the ingenuity ingrained in our people to find innovative solutions
Many commentators, including us, have argued that supporting the Indian lockdown response to covid-19 requires a large increase in fiscal stimulus. Central and state governments will need to incur huge expenditures for providing swift, digitally-enabled financial support to the unemployed, poor, daily-wage earners, migrant labor and non-salaried middle-class workers, who would otherwise be forced to step out of their houses.
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