Covid-19 Free Coimbatore, FM speech, MSME stimulus and more…

By on 13th May 2020 0 43 Views
New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during a press conference as MoS Finance Anurag Thakur looks on, in New Delhi, Saturday,

So it was yesterday when the PM announced a 20 lac crore stimulus package…and it was with bated breath that we were looking to see what FM Nirmala Sitharaman would usher in.

So here we go:

MSME collateral free loans to be 100 per cent credit-free and moratorium will be for first 12 months,

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced collateral-free loans worth Rs 3 lakh crore for MSMEs with turnover up to Rs 100 crore till October 31, 2020, as part of the Rs 20 lakh crore package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. A total of 45 lakh MSMEs stand to benefit fro this measure, Ms Sitharaman pointed out.

MSME collateral free loans to be 100 per cent credit-free and the moratorium will be for first 12 months, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman added.

The definition of MSMEs is being changed; a company with investment of Rs 1 crore and turnover of Rs 5 crore is a micro enterprise as per the new definition; one with Rs 10 crore investment and turnover of Rs 50 crore is a small enterprise; one with Rs 20 crore investment and Rs 100 crore turnover a medium enterprise, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman added.

In the neighbourhood district of Tirupur, our ever energetic Collector Dr. Vijayakarthikeyan tweeted on Mask vending machine!

And well Coimbatore becomes Covid-19 free! What an achievement!

Just to round off today here is a fun tweet; well it isnt real fun given half the country doesn’t speak Hindi the language the PM uses…

We are just testing this news format.. news in tweets.. let us know what you think!

Team YourCoimbatore…

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