26 March 2020 – Provided cash transfers to the poor

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Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of India announced a financial package of Rs 1.7 Lakh Crore (US$22 billion) focused on emergency cash transfers to the poor.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1608953