New Delhi, May 13: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday lauded the consolidated Rs 20 lakh crore economic package, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deal with COVID-19. In his tweet message, Mr Birla said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an unprecedented relief package in ''our war against the global Corona pandemic''.
He hoped that this historic package would empower labourers, farmers, rehriwalas, middle class, industry and would lead to a 'self-reliant' India. The Prime Minister's mantra of a self-reliant and confident India would dispel the atmosphere of despair and pave the way to make India the 'vishvaguru' again, Mr Birla added. Focussing on a 'self-reliant India', the Prime Minister announced a Rs 20 lakh crore consolidated economic package, which is about 10 per cent of the country's GDP, to bring about holistic reforms to reboot the nation.(UNI)