Coronavirus Relief Package by Countries/Organisations

March 29, 2020

Coronavirus Relief Package by Countries/Organisations has been announced to help the nations tide over the Covid-19 crisis. In this article we are providing you Coronavirus Relief Package announced by various Countries and Organisations.

Coronavirus Relief Package

Coronavirus Relief Aid by Government of India

  • The Centre government has approved a Covid-19 package worth Rs 15,000 crore to build on health infrastructure till March 2024

Coronavirus Relief Package by World Bank

  • The World Bank has announced an initial $12 billion in immediate funds to assist countries grappling with the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak
  • The World Bank has offered $1 billion to the Indian government for a proposed India Covid-19 emergency response and health systems preparedness project

Coronavirus Relief Aid by Various Organisations

  • Jack Dorsey, the CEO of social media giant Twitter and digital payments platform Square will donate $1 billion to charities working towards combatting the global COVID-19 pandemic
  • The US government, through its aid agency USAID, has announced a grant of $2.9 million to India to help it fight the coronavirus pandemic
  • The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Development Fund (SDF) has allocated $5 million for Covid-19 related projects in its member states
  • The Asian Development Bank has assured India $2.2 billion in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic