Centre working with states to protect lives, livelihood: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the Centre is working together with states to protect lives and livelihoods.

In a tweet, the Minister said that she has spoken to business leaders and took their view on industry-related matters.

Spoke on telephone with each of the following business/Chamber leaders. Took their inputs on industry/Association related matters. Informed them that GoI at various levels from @PMOIndia is responding to #Covid management. Working together with states for lives and livelihoods, she said.

The statement comes at a time when India has been reported highest single-day spike in fresh Covid cases every other day and cities and states are going back to curfews and lockdowns.


NT Bureau