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Fight against Covid-19: FM Sitharaman announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore 'PM Gareeb Kalyan Scheme'

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a massive Rs 1.70 lakh crore PM Garieeb Kalyan Scheme for those who need immediate help in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, FM said 80 crore poor people will get 5 kg of rice or wheat in addition to the existing 5 kg grain they already get under the government scheme so that nobody remains hungry.

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