PM announces Rs 20 lakh crore economic package; says making India self-reliant will be main focus

NEW DELHI: In a big push to revive the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a Rs 20 lakh crore package, which combined  the Government’s recent announcements on supporting key sectors as also measures rolled out by the Reserve Bank of India.

In a televised address to the nation, the Prime Minister said the details about fourth phase of the lockdown will be made known before May 18, adding it will be different from the earlier phases.

The third phase of the lockdown ends on May 17.

About the financial package, he said it will be around the 10 per cent of the GDP and will address problems of a wide range of sectors as well as difficulties of the migrant workers. (AGENCIES)