As we all know, the world is struggling with a dangerous disease like corona virus, our country is now come under this Disease and many people are survive currently with it, for the purpose of protection Government has Announce the Lock down whole India and for support the people , Nirmala Sitharaman today announced a ₹1.7 lakh crore Gareeb Kalyan Yojana to help the poor tide over the coronavirus lockdown , In Indian economy 21-day lockdown is expected to cost the ₹9 lakh crore .
Announcement by the Government
As country is lock down for 21 day ,the Narendra Modi Government Has made an announcement Today ₹1.7 lakh crore Prime Minister Gareeb Kalyan Yojana for the save poor people from the economic impact This is a great step of Delhi Government to help poor people by expand ₹1.7 lakh crore. This big amount will be expand in the form of Cash transfer, free LPG, Grains, food etc.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the relaxation package includes direct benefit cash transfers, free LPG, grains and pulses for the poor while the middle class would be able to withdraw funds from their Employees Provident Fund (EPF) account
Announcements by Nirmala Sitharaman:
As Finance minister Sithsraman said The scheme comes into effect immediately. People will get the benefits from 1 April2020.
Jan Dhan account holders will get an ex-gratia amount of ₹500 per month for 3 months to run household during this period this is for women as Sitharaman said.
According to Sitharaman ,Every MNREGA worker to get hike of ₹2,000
The package will impact 80 crore people,No poor people will be survive without food for the next 3 months.