The article praises the government’s initiative of the national lockdown as a measure to control to outspread of the coronavirus. The article describes how the government has helped the poor and the needy at this time of distress and have provided them with the minimum support through PDS and DBT. It has helped the state governments through the Disaster Management Act to use the Disaster Management Funds of the states for its emergency expenses. The article has also talked about the self-reliance module recently introduced and with the economic stimulus it would be beneficial for the aspirational classes to achieve the outcomes they desired for themselves.
The news article is a written interview with the Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to India. The article highlights the India-Saudi relations during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click to read the article