Alert: India Coronavirus Update

March 26, 2020

Alert: India Coronavirus Update

This morning [March 26], India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled Rs 1.7 lakh-crore fiscal stimulus package to help low income and migrant workers tackle the economic fallout arising from the COVID-19 outbreak by providing direct cash transfers and food-security related measures. See press release here. Prime Minister Modi also led a virtual G20 leaders’ summit to forge a globally coordinated response against COVID-19. See press release here.

Action required: We would like to showcase efforts being undertaken by our members companies to help governments in India, United States, and across the world combat COVID-19.

We are tracking some of the recent orders and notifications issued by the Government of India for your reference:

  • Ministry of Home Affairs has issued standard operating procedures for maintaining supply of essential goods and services during the lockdown. See guidelines here.

Wishing you all good health!

Contact: 

Dr. Mukesh Aghi
President and CEO
US-India Strategic Partnership Forum