FM Nirmala Sitharaman reviews implementation of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat package
On May 12, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a special comprehensive economic package to fight the Covid-19 pandemic
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday conducted a comprehensive review of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package (ANBP) with secretaries of various ministries and departments.
As per a release by the Ministry of Finance, the progress of implementation of the 3 Atma Nirbhar Bharat Packages (ANBP) was monitored by the Finance Minister over three days.
Under this, Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Income Tax refunds, and other points were also reviewed by the Ministry of Finance.
Earlier the Finance Minister had announced new measures in the series of stimulus announcements by the Central government to boost the economy announcing the third Aatmanirbhar Bharat package.
The package included a 12-point economic stimulus from a Rozgar Yojana, which was approved by the Union Cabinet earlier this month, to a vaccine grant.
To show the progress of Aatmanirbhar Bharat 2.0 which was announced on October 12 Finance Minister shared that 11 states had been sanctioned Rs 3,621 crores as an interest-free loan towards capital expenditure.