COVID relief

DKS slams govt over delay in compensation for Covid victims' kin

KPCC president DK Shivakumar on Friday hit out at the State Government over the issue of providing compensation to the kin of Covid-19 victims.

published on : 4th December 2021

Karnataka govt removes age limit for Covid relief for BPL health workers

As per the new order, compensation will be given to BPL families which lost a member, irrespective of their age.  In June, then CM B S Yediyurappa had announced the Rs 1 lakh compensation.

published on : 4th December 2021

Odisha CM’s Covid aid for newspaper hawkers  

All hawkers registered under the Odisha Unorganised Workers Social Security Board will also be provided social security benefits.

published on : 1st December 2021

Covid relief packages failed to revive economy: Yashwant Sinha

The government has learned that the protests were going to impact their prospects in the upcoming elections. BJP is today a party of ‘election jivis’,” he said. 

published on : 21st November 2021

Domestic workers demand Covid relief, stage protest

They demanded designated paid leave, regular salaries, pensions, medical insurance and bonuses.

published on : 21st November 2021

In Mysuru, only 890 applications submitted for govt’s Covid relief

Though over 2,415 people died due to the pandemic, only 890 applications were received following which the DC’s office issued a circular on the requirements to claim the compensation.

published on : 18th November 2021

Delhi government give Rs 5000 Covid relief to construction workers

The Delhi government had disbursed the same relief amount to 2,16,602 construction workers in April this year. 

published on : 27th July 2021

States lift 15.3 lakh ton foodgrains so far for free distribution during July-Nov

Under PMGKAY-III (May-June 2021), FCI supplied 78.26 lakh tonnes of free food grains to all 36 States/ UTs.

published on : 13th July 2021

Chennai-based trust engages in Covid relief

Having raised over Rs 1 crore since March 2020, the trust is active in connecting the verified NGOs to individuals who wish to contribute to relief work with no hidden charges whatsoever.

published on : 7th July 2021

Seva Sindhu goes for a toss, app makes applying for Covid relief difficult

Yet another is the one-time password (OTP) feature.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Cabinet approves Rs 6.29-lakh crore COVID-19 relief package announced by Finance Minister

The finance minister provided Rs 23,220 crore of additional funding to set up children and paediatric care at hospitals to prepare healthcare infrastructure to deal with any emergency arising.

published on : 30th June 2021

90 per cent of first ECLGS amount disbursed so far: Report

Even micro, small and medium businesses, which bore the brunt of the pandemic on their cash flows saw gross NPAs increase by only less than 100 basis points, it noted.

published on : 29th June 2021

RBI between rock and a hard place, no rate hikes likely in FY22

It can be noted that after responding with deep rate cuts initially, the RBI has limited itself to using non-conventional tools to help the growth process in the economy.

published on : 29th June 2021

Low investment in health sector's private domain; stimulus could be game-changer: Niti Aayog's V K Paul

The government will also provide Rs 23,220 crore of additional funding for setting up children and paediatric care/beds at hospitals.

published on : 29th June 2021

New Covid package to raise fiscal deficit by 60 bps, opens Rs 70,000-crore new loan window: SBI report

The fiscal impact of latest announcements and earlier is not linear as a substantial portion of the package is contingent liabilities.

published on : 29th June 2021
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