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Coronavirus impact: Government to soon come up with relief package for daily wage workers

Updated : March 18, 2020 06:49 PM IST

Noting the impact of coronavirus on the economy, the government is working on a financial relief package for daily wage workers, the service and the informal sector. This package is aimed at compensating them for the financial losses that they may have incurred due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

The government is currently working on the contours of the relief package, sources told CNBC-TV18.

Prime Minister’s office, finance ministry and various sectoral ministries are assessing the impact before they finalise the contours of the scheme.
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