India signs Rs 2,113 crore loan pact with Japan to support COVID-19 relief efforts
The loan aims to support India’s efforts to provide coordinated and adequate social protection to the poor and vulnerable across the country against the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 08, 2021 / 08:26 PM IST
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The Indian government signed a loan agreement of Rs 2,113 crore with Japan on January 11 for funding India's efforts to provide social assistance to the poor and vulnerable households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement.
The agreement was signed between Dr. C.S. Mohapatra, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs and Katsuo Matsumoto, Chief Representative, JICA, New Delhi.