In a virtual meeting with world Bank group president David Malpass, sitharaman appreciated the initiatives of the world bank to increase the leading space for India to enhance availability of finance for development.
In spite of increasing corona virus cases in India, finance minister Nirmala sitharaman on Tuesday claimed that government will not impose lockdown in a big way.
Finance minister in her tweet shared about the measures taken by the government to depress the spread of second wave of pandemic which includes five pillared strategy of test-track-treat-vaccination.
Daily average cases across the country crossed 1.5 lakh last week. As per the latest health ministry data, 1,61,736 new coronavirus infections have been reported in a day pushing India’s total caseload to 1,36,89,453, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has dropped further to 89.51 percent.