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The pandemic will change public life as we know it| Analysis

The State’s role will expand. There will be more welfare projects, and a greater openness to technology

Several changes may usher in more egalitarian growth, driving investments the government should always have made and enabling a wider base of consumption(Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 14, 2020 08:44 PM IST
ByGovind Sankaranarayanan

In times of a lockdown, support migrant workers

Internal migrants must be treated as well as international ones. Let them return, provide welfare, ramp up testing

The irony is migrant workers will be expected to return to cities as soon as the lockdown is over(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 26, 2020 06:17 PM IST
ByChinmay Tumbe

Sitharaman unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore package for poor amid Covid-19 crisis

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, at a press conference in the capital, announced a series of measures for the poor to help them deal with the coronavirus crisis.

Homeless and poor receive food at a government shelter in New Delhi.(AP)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 08:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Covid-19: Draw up a new economic plan | HT Editorial

Covid-19 will hurt incomes across the board. Be proactive

The government needs to, urgently, come up with a comprehensive coronavirus contingency economic plan — to keep businesses viable — including through tax relief and extension of deadlines on loan repayments, among other measures(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 18, 2020 06:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

15 lakh more Maharashtra farmers to benefit from PM-Kisan scheme

Of the 1.50 crore farmers in Maharashtra, at least 1.25 crore farmers are eligible for the annual benefit of ₹6,000 in three instalments every four months, as income support to farmers.

After the scheme was announced this February, in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, only 16.38 lakh farmers got the first instalment of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2,000 in February and March.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 05:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By
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