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This shall not be just a financial package, but a reform stimulus: FM

Sitharaman's press conference at 4 PM today comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs 20 trillion economic package to deal with Covid-19 situation in the country

Economy growth forecast

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will address a press conference on the economic package announced by the prime minister, in New Delhi at 4 PM on Wednesday. Sitharaman said on Tuesday that the Indian economy has acquired strength and "now we can confidently engage with the world". She also said that "this shall not be just a financial package, but a reform stimulus". "Indian economy has acquired strength in its various dimensions.

Now, we can confidently engage with the world. We aim at overall transformation and not incremental changes. We shall convert ...

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First Published: Wed, May 13 2020. 13:23 IST