26 March 2020 – Provided free food packages to poor people

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Type of Intervention: Food and necessities
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Government of India will provide poor people with monthly food packages for the next three months.

The packages will contain 5 kg wheat or rice and 1 kg of preferred pulses.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1608345