Under the scheme, the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, getting Rs. 6,000 per annum, will be getting additional financial assistance of Rs. 4,000, making their total annual assistance to be Rs. 10,000 per annum.
The reservation law was challenged before the Bombay High Court, which upheld its validity in June 2019 but reduced its reservation quota to 12 percent in educational institutions and 13 percent in jobs.
The TIFR model projects a small second wave if Mumbai delays full resumption of economic activities till November 1. In such a scenario, daily deaths are predicted to rise from around 18 to 25, which can be handled with existing infrastructure.