Amid lockdown & curfews; What relief measures can be taken for sectors?

A janta curfew has been imposed in the state of Maharashtra and it is going to have an economic. Rating agencies have slashed the GDP targets. ‘We are looking at a fall of 0.5 to 0.6% in GDP, The problem with lockdowns is that once the cases rise, it is difficult to unlock’, says Madan Sabnavis, Chief Economist, CARE Ratings. Sunil Alagh, Chairman, SKA, Advisors, says ‘There has to be a microanalysis. We need immediate solutions right now’. Vineet Agarwal, President, Assocham, says ‘All organisations are committed to vaccinations. A lot of the frontline workers should get vaccinated. We have to protect those people as well who are on daily wages’.