Do you know India has the world’s highest share of inactive Bank accounts?
No Bank Accounts, Access to Fair Price Shops: Crores May be Left out of Central Schemes During Lockdown
Government figures show the total number of construction workers in the country stands at 5.1 crore. The economic package may leave out 1.6 crore construction workers who are not registered with any welfare board.
"The overall jump in export demand for fruits and vegetables has increased by 15%. But we have seen the demand for raw turmeric jump by 300%," said Kaushal Khakhar, chief executive officer at Kay Bee Exports.
The covid-19 lockdown further threatens the housing sector that has already seen a rise in unsold inventory of houses across leading cities in the country, Anarock Property Consultants expects an annual decline of 25-35% in home sales (top seven cities) in 2020