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FM Nirmala Sitharaman press conference: Here's a list of key announcements

A total of 9 measures were announced, which focused on food and housing for migrant workers and the urban poor

May 14, 2020 / 08:16 PM IST

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on May 14 announced a number of measures for migrant workers, street vendors and small traders affected by the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic.

A total of nine measures were announced, which focused on food and housing for migrant workers and the urban poor.

Migrant workers have been struggling during the lockdown since many face uncertainty over their employment and are experiencing difficulties in procuring food supplies.

Here are the important measures announced by the Finance Minister: