MGNREGS has come to the rescue of millions of migrant workers who returned to their hometowns during the coronavirus pandemic
India is trailing other countries in the percentage of population that has been vaccinated against Covid-19
During the past 12 months of the coronavirus pandemic, market capitalisation of major stock exchanges in the world increased by 49.5% ($37.4 trillion).
Here's how paraphernalia to fight COVID-19 arrives from foreign countries to India
In April 2021, key global stock markets such as Taiwan, US, UK, Korea and Brazil closed higher while Japan, India and Russia ended lower.'
Amidst the devastating second wave of the pandemic, India took just 15 days to add 5 million cases (15 million to 20 million) to its COVID tally
Goods and services tax collections have reached Rs 1.41 lakh crore in April 2021
Joblessness has risen to 8% in April 2021 amid the second wave of pandemic from 6.5% in March 2021
Vaccinating 70% of all Indians-the herd immunity threshold-will take 2 years & 9 months
After falling 3.8% in February, India's eight core industries have grown by 6.8% year-on-year in March 2021 due to low base effect.
As the second wave of COVID-19 engulfs India, resulting in more lockdowns and curtailed economic activity, agencies have revised downwards India's FY22 GDP forecast by up to 2 per cent.
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