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Third tranche of financial package focuses on agriculture: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the third tranche of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package focussing on agriculture, dairy, animal husbandry, and allied activities. The Centre will immediately create a Rs 1 lakh crore Agri-Infrastructure Fund for farm gate infrastructure for small and medium farmers, most of whom are marginalised. “Financing...

Second tranche of stimulus package focuses on migrants, street vendors & farmers

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced the second tranche of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package focussing on migrants, street vendors, traders, self-employed people, and small farmers. The minister announced free food grain supply to all migrants who are non-card holders amounting to an expenditure of Rs 3,500 crore by the Centre...