Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made several announcements in the press conference on Monday. She told that the government is providing 8 types of relief measures for COVID-19 pandemic-affected sectors. In this, Rs 50,000 crore will be given for the health sector while assistance will be given for improving medical infrastructure. While Rs 23,220 crore will be spent on public health in a year. Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said that industries affected by COVID-19 pandemic will get a loan guarantee scheme of 1.1 lakh crores. Whereas, Rs 93,869 crore would be spent on Garib Kalyan Yojana.
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