On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a string of measures to boost the country’s COVID-19 hit economy in a press conference. The government has announced another relief package worth Rs 2.65 lakh to benefit companies and people who lost their jobs due to lockdown. The package is around 15% of the nation’s GDP. 12 new stimulus measures have been announced under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 including research and development grant for COVID-19 vaccine. She said briefing the media, “A number of indicators are showing that recovery is clearly happening in the economy… The strong recovery is based on the unrelenting reforms that the government has brought in a systematic manner.”
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Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0: FinMin announces economic package worth Rs 2.65 lakh crore
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