Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation for the fourth time amid Corona crisis, announced the ‘Self-reliant India campaign’ and said that the government is bringing a package of Rs 20 lakh crore for it. He said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will keep a detailed statement of the package in front of the country in a step-by-step manner from Wednesday to the next few days. He said that this self-sufficient India campaign package of 20 lakh crores is about 10% of the total GDP of the country.
The Prime Minister said, ‘Through all this, different sections of the country, the links of the economic system, will get the support of 20 lakh crore rupees, will get support. This package of 20 lakh crore rupees will give a new impetus to the development journey of the country in 2020, the self-reliant India campaign. In order to prove the resolve of a self-reliant India, Land, Labor, Liquidity, and Laws have all been emphasized in this package.
हाल में सरकार ने कोरोना संकट से जुड़ी जो आर्थिक घोषणाएं की थीं,— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 12, 2020
जो रिजर्व बैंक के फैसले थे,
और आज जिस आर्थिक पैकेज का ऐलान हो रहा है,
उसे जोड़ दें तो ये
20 लाख करोड़ रुपए का है।
ये पैकेज भारत की
10 प्रतिशत है: PM @narendramodi #AatmanirbharBharat
The PM said that this economic package is for our cottage industry, home industry, our small-medium industry, our MSME, which is a means of livelihood for crores of people. Which is the strong basis of our resolve for self-reliant India. This economic package is for that laborer, farmer of the country, who works hard for the countrymen in every situation and every day. This economic package is for the middle class of our country, which pays taxes honestly. It gives its development in the development of the country.
He said that this economic package is for India’s industry, which is determined to give a boost to India’s economic power. Starting from tomorrow, for a few days, the Finance Minister will give you detailed information about the economic package inspired by the self-reliant India campaign. To build a self-reliant India, it is imperative for the country to move forward with bold reforms.
This is the fourth ‘address to the nation’ of the Prime Minister in the last two months. The Prime Minister addressed the country for the first time on 18 March amid the Corona crisis. In that address, he appealed to the people not to leave the houses following the ‘Janata Curfew’ from 9 am to 9 pm on 22 March. Then, in a second address on 24 March, PM Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown. The PM had addressed the countrymen for the third time on 14 April in which he announced to extend the lockdown to 3 May. However, the government later extended the period of 3 May to 17 May, and India entered the third phase of the lockdown.