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2.2 million health workers taking care of Covid-19 patients get special insurance

Doctors, nurses, paramedics, technicians, and other health care professionals involved in the care of Covid-19 patients will get a special insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Thursday. “We want to attend to the front-line warriors first, not forgetting the risks that they are putting themselves in by dealing

NPCI calls for using digital payments to reduce social contact and contain Covid-19 outbreak

The National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) has come out with a circular urging Indians to use digital payments, especially during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. This is to reduce social contact without the exchange of cash notes and coins, therefore reducing the chance of transmission of COVID-19. NPCI, along with banks and ecosystem partners, will