FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces fifth and final tranche of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package, Outlines reforms in seven areas: Highlights with Details

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces fifth and final tranche of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package, Outlines reforms in seven areas: Highlights with Details
FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces fifth and final tranche of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package, Outlines reforms in seven areas: Highlights with Details

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces fifth and final tranche of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package, Outlines reforms in seven areas: Highlights with Details

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the fifth and final tranche of financial stimulus and policy measures to help build a self-reliant India under the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Campaign. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Tuesday in his address to the nation announced a special economic package equivalent to 10 per cent of India’s GDP, amounting to 20 lakh crore rupees.

Addressing a media briefing in New Delhi, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman outlined structural reforms with focus on seven areas of MNREGA, Health and Education, Business during Covid, Decriminalisation of Company Act, Ease of doing business, Policy related to Public Sector Units, State government and resources related to it.


Under the MNREGA scheme, an additional 40 thousand crore rupees will be allocated for employment generation in the rural parts of the country. She said, this will help to generate nearly 300 crore person days to provide relief to the migrant workers.

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, more than 11 thousand crore rupees have been released to the states as advance from State disaster relief fund in the first week of April and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released another 4 thousand 113 crores rupees for direct anti-covid activities.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said measures and reforms announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will have a transformative impact on country's health and education sectors. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, they will boost entrepreneurship, help public sector units and revitalise the village economy.(inp: newsOnair)

Highlights with Details:

  1. Rs 40,000 crore increase in allocation for MGNREGS to provide employment boost
  2. Increased investments in Public Health and other health reforms to prepare India for future pandemics
  3. Technology Driven Education with Equity post-COVID
  4. Further enhancement of Ease of Doing Business through IBC related measures
  5. Decriminalisation of Companies Act defaults
  6. Ease of Doing Business for Corporates
  7. Public Sector Enterprise Policy for a New, Self-reliant India
  8. Increase borrowing limits of States from 3% to 5% for 2020-21 only & promoting State level reforms

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