Covid-19 relief: FM announces Rs 1.7 trn plan for poor, migrant workers

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a aid deal for the lousy and migrant employees in the place in mild of the 21-working day lockdown in the place to tackle the challenge posed by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The Prime Minister Gareeb Kalyan scheme value Rs 1.seven trillion will have two sections — cash transfer and foodstuff protection, said the Finance Minister. Covid-19 deal to take treatment of the welfare considerations of the lousy and migrant employees who have been struggling simply because of a nationwide lockdown The FM also announced a clinical insurance policies scheme for wellbeing employees. This Rs fifty lakh for each unique insurance policies plan would be relevant to all wellbeing employees that includes sanitation and ASHA employees, paramedics, doctors, nurses. Two million wellbeing employees will profit from this scheme, knowledgeable the minister.

“We do not want anyone to continue being hungry, so we will

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‘Organic food market growing 17% annually’

India’s organic and natural food items industry is growing at seventeen for each cent each year and has the prospective to increase at a speedier tempo on soaring demand for wellness and wellness food items products throughout the entire world, Union Foods Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal claimed on Friday.

Badal and Minister for Gals and Baby Improvement (WCD) Smriti Irani jointly inaugurated an organic and natural food items pageant for ladies entrepreneurs at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium below.

The pageant with a concept “Unleasing India’s Natural Market Potential” has been organised by both the ministries with CII as the marketplace companion.

More than a hundred and eighty ladies entrepreneurs, self-enable teams (SHGs) and co-operatives are taking aspect in this a few-day exhibition organised in the national money for the duration of February 21-23.

More expos planned

Addressing the party, Badal claimed the two ministries have

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