The Centre has equipped Rs 6,600 crore to Tamil Nadu since April for procurement of clinical apparatus to take on the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated on Thursday.
But even so, a complete of Rs 2,825 crore value help were launched to the state until June 14 via more than a few welfare scheme elements of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, she instructed BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit employees addressing a digital rally.
“Making an allowance for that the federal government will want finances to shop for clinical apparatus like ventilators, Rs 6,600 crore used to be given to Tamil Nadu on this fiscal inside those 3 months to take on COVID-19 and to peer that folks don’t face any issue,” the Minister stated.
Underneath the PM Garib Kalyan scheme, rice and wheat used to be equipped to Tamil Nadu and it reached 8.64 crore folks.
Additionally, within the Jan Dhan financial institution accounts, cumulatively, Rs 610 crore were deposited into the accounts of one.22 crore girls beneficiaries in Tamil Nadu for the months of April and Would possibly by means of help of Rs 500 per 30 days, Ms Sitharaman stated.
A sum of Rs 1,937 crore were distributed to about 47,000 MSMEs within the state from the Emergency Credit score Line Ensure Scheme until June 11, she stated.
Ms Sitharaman indexed ”achievements” of the Narendra Modi executive within the ultimate three hundred and sixty five days in its 2d time period.