Telugu Desam Occasion chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the ”well timed bundle” of Rs 1.75 lakh crore to frontline warriors, farmers and the poor to fight the unprecedented state of affairs arising out of COVID-19 outbreak and stated that his authorities is ”humanity personified”.
In his letter to the Prime Minister, the TDP chief praised PM Modi for his name for “Janata Curfew” on March 22, and stated: “India, with its large variety and enormous inhabitants is on the sting of COVID-19 menace. Nevertheless, we’re assured that India below your in a position management would successfully retaliate the specter of coronavirus by setting an instance to the remainder of the world.”
“Rs 1,75,000 crore bundle to help numerous sections of the society is very lauded. On this context, Rs 50 lakh insurance coverage cowl launched for frontline warriors (medical doctors and different well being employees preventing COVID-19) comes at a proper time as tribute to their sacrifice,” he stated.
Mr Naidu additionally praised the centre for rendering monetary bundle to farmers, ex-gratia to poor ladies and free fuel cylinders to poor households. “Help to low-wage earners within the organised sector and senior residents are proper steps in direction of defending them from the ill-effects of COVID-19 lock down. Efforts to make sure that no Indian goes to mattress on empty abdomen is a proof that your authorities is ‘humanity personified’,” he stated.
“Distribution of pulses to make sure that everybody will get correct nourishment is visionary in its thought and motion. Improve of wages below MNREGA, benefitting employees in organised sector by Workers’ Provident Fund (EPF), granting extra credit score to ladies self-help teams (SHGs) are well timed and acceptable steps to construct confidence among the many poor and downtrodden of our society in ably preventing COVID-19,” he added.
Chandrababu Naidu additional referred to as for the Prime Minister’s consideration to a different sector that works because the spine of the Indian economic system – micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) – suggesting a monetary bundle to stimulate the economic system.
“It’s pertinent, as you might be conscious, to offer a monetary bundle to stimulate economic system on this turbulent time. Below your in a position steering and good management, we’re assured that very quickly India is not going to solely get well from the specter of COVID-19, but in addition would bounce again to its rightful place within the world economic system,” he stated.