Covid relief

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

Government notification can’t alter status of Covid tragedy

The government cannot deny that Covid-19 is a disaster. Yet, it has refused to apply the 2015 norms under the NDRF to our frontline soldiers who lost their lives in the pandemic

published on : 28th June 2021

Royal Enfield commits Rs 20 crore aid to support COVID relief activities

Royal Enfield has also made a contribution of Rs 2 crore to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund.

published on : 24th June 2021

Herbalife Nutrition pledges over USD 1 million for COVID-19 relief measures in India

The company has worked with more than ten states since April 2020, to provide critical COVID aid in the form of ICU ventilators, oxygen concentrators and PPE kits, Herbalife Nutrition said in a statem

published on : 24th June 2021

Foreign lender Standard Chartered commits Rs 20 crore for COVID relief in India

It can be noted that since the beginning of the pandemic, a slew of corporates have donated money for COVID relief and the commitments went up with the start of the ravaging second wave in April.

published on : 22nd June 2021

EIMPA urges West Bengal CM for a relief package for cinema halls

EIMPA while sending a letter to the CM also sought an audience with her to apprise of the situation faced by the exhibitors.

published on : 19th June 2021

Centre's welfare measures for children-orphaned by Covid 'defective', says Rajasthan CM Gehlot

The chief minister also alleged that the Centre did not announce any measures to help women who lost their husbands to COVID-19.

published on : 17th June 2021
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