New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore economic package and direct cash transfers to help workers and poor.”A package is ready for the poor who need immediate help like migrant workers, and urban and rural poor. No one will go hungry. The package is worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore,” says Union Finance Minister .”Gratitude for all those front-line warriors who are fighting against #coronavirus,” Union Finance Minister .
Don’t want anyone to remain hungry. Will give enough food grains, proteins. Also want to ensure enough money is given into the hands of poor people, migrant workers, so will give direct benefit transfer: Union Finance Minister .