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    Nirmala Sitharaman Press Conference LIVE: Mineral index for different minerals will be developed.

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    Nirmala Sitharaman Press Meet LIVE: Rs 50,000 crore for evacuation infrastructure to coal mining.

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    Nirmala Sitharaman Press Meet LIVE: We are conscious that coal is not environment-friendly. So we will provide subsidy to the conversion of coal into gas, says FM

New Delhi: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will announce the fourth tranche of the economic package worth of Rs 20 lakh crore on Saturday. Reports said tourism, transport, hospitality sectors may get a boost in the fourth phase. Also Read - US President Donald Trump Cuts Ties, Terminates WHO Funding Permanently

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a Rs 20 lakh crore package towards making India self-reliant (atmanirbhar) during his address early this week. The total package will be 10 per cent of the country’s GDP. Also Read - Coronavirus Delhi Updates: Two More Hospitals Declared As Covid-19 Facilities

Day 1 ( Rs 5.9 lakh crore): Easy credit facilities to micro, small and medium enterprises and non-banking finance companies. Also Read - Lockdown 5.0 Guidelines Likely Today: Will Metro, Malls, Restaurants Open? Check State-Wise Plan

Day 2 (Rs 3.16 lakh crore): 5 kg rice or wheat and 1 kg chana a month to 80 million migrant families for two months. Rs 1,500-crore interest discount scheme, Rs 5,000-crore special credit facility, one nation one ration card.

Day 3: 11 measures for the infrastructure development of the agriculture sector. Amendment to the Essential Commodities ACT, 1955.