People receive food at a government shelter in New Delhi, after the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus meant many poor people were unable to make a living. Photo: AP People receive food at a government shelter in New Delhi, after the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus meant many poor people were unable to make a living. Photo: AP
People receive food at a government shelter in New Delhi, after the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus meant many poor people were unable to make a living. Photo: AP

Modi says there’s enough food for India during coronavirus lockdown, but supply chains are choked

  • India has unveiled a US$22 billion package to provide food rations and cash transfers to about 800 million people hit by the coronavirus lockdown
  • Although India had a record harvest and has enough reserves, there are concerns about the food supply chain disruptions, especially for the poor

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People receive food at a government shelter in New Delhi, after the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus meant many poor people were unable to make a living. Photo: AP People receive food at a government shelter in New Delhi, after the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus meant many poor people were unable to make a living. Photo: AP
People receive food at a government shelter in New Delhi, after the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus meant many poor people were unable to make a living. Photo: AP
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