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The budget caps stand at either 15 or 20% of the full year’s allocations and won’t apply to ministries at the forefront of the Covid-19 battle, including health & food.
Holding regular meetings with states, managing control rooms, daily puja — it's all in a day’s work for many of Modi’s ministers.
Until August 2019, J&K enjoyed a special status under the Constitution, which restricted its jobs, property for natives. This has now changed.
Rural development secretary has written to states & UTs to utilise services of youths trained in the health sector under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Yojana.
21-day lockdown will help, but top health experts working closely with PM Modi’s Covid-19 team recommend it should be extended due to exodus.
The Modi govt’s assurance came amid reports that medical staff tackling coronavirus cases were ill-equipped to handle the pandemic.
Besides cash transfers, the package announced by FM Sitharaman also offers free foodgrains for poor & migrant workers hit hardest by the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Modi govt has been thinking of innovative ways to expand its medical capacity in order to address the rising incidence of COVID-19 in India.
RSS has asked around 70,000 of its daily units and over three dozen affiliates to prioritise the fight against coronavirus.
While govt is using Disaster Management Act and 1897 Epidemic Diseases Act in tandem to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, experts say India needs a modern public health law.