Dr. Gayatri Tanwar
Abstract: Corona virus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered corona virus. To reduce the problems of the poor during the lockdown, the Central Government released a "Prime Minister's Poor Welfare Package" of Rs 1.70 lakh crore. Special attention has been taken in this package to farmers, poor, women, employees and workers. On the announcement of the relief package, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said "this is the first step in the right direction". On 28 March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the PM CARES Fund to fight Corona pandemic and appealed people to donate in this fund. In this research paper relief to the Indian economy struggling with the corona pandemic. The economic relief provided by the government, the PM CARES Fund and the situation of Lockdown in India will be discussed.
Keywords: corona virus, pandemic, relief, fund, economy