Prime Minister To The Nation: New and Improved Lockdown 4.0 Awaited, Here's All You Need To Know

PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation yet again as the Lockdown part 3 is about to end. Read what he said this time.

Chanchal Sengar
Written by: Chanchal SengarPublished at: May 12, 2020Updated at: May 12, 2020
Prime Minister To The Nation: New and Improved Lockdown 4.0 Awaited, Here's All You Need To Know

As the Lockdown 3.0 is nearing an end, the honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi comes Live to share his words with the citizens. Until now, we have followed the lockdown for over seven weeks with minimal outing and maximal protection. Except for the essential services, everything was shut down to prevent the community transmission of Coronavirus. Social distancing along with other norms was followed to control the numbers of COVID-19 cases countrywide. Despite that, the current count of cases has crossed the 70,000 mark with 22,455 recovered patients and 2,293 deaths registered so far. The economy has suffered a setback with huge losses recorded at the beginning of the financial year 2020-21. In this crucial time, we all need motivation to stay strong and do whatever it takes to stay protected from contracting this virus. Read further to know what PM Modi has to say.

Stay Safe and Proceed

Prime Minister started off by saying, "It is been over four months since fighting the coronavirus outbreak. During this time, over 4 million people got infected with the lethal virus. This one virus has put the world on a halt. We haven’t seen or heard of this kind of crisis before but we must not lose hopes and fight this pandemic."

We need to strengthen ourselves and pledge to fight this pandemic. The current situation shows us the way to succeed in this 21st century which is– independent India. We are at a crucial stage and this pandemic has made. We need to take utmost care of ourselves and the family to stand strong against COVID-19.

Lockdown 4.0

Prime minister hinted on Lockdown 4 but didn't give any details on that. He said that all the details will be delivered before 18th May which is the end day of Lockdown 3.0. However, he did mention that this would a new and improved lockdown.

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Transforming Pandemic to Possibility

No PPE kit, N95 masks were not produced in the country before. Now, we produce over 2 lakh PPE and N95 masks daily. The world is changing and human-centric globalization is at its peak. Self-reliant India is the future that we need to focus on. India has the power to change the picture of the world as our steps are being followed by the rest of the world. We have managed to leave our footprints on the world map with our Make In India produce. We have the best talent in the world. We will improve the quality of our goods and modernize the supply chain. 

5 Pillars of Self-Reliant India 

Economy- Focus on quantum jump rather than incremental changes

Infrastructure- Showcase modern India

System- Technology-driven system

Demography- We have vibrant demography- energy source for self-

Demand- strengthening the demand and supply chain 

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20 lakhs 2020- Special economy package

20 Lakh Crores package alloted which is 10% of total GDP.

With this Self-reliant India Movement, different sectors of the public will be benefited by this special economy package. It includes:

  • Land
  • Labor
  • Liquidity
  • Laws

All types of industries will be included in this package including MSMEs and small-scale industries. This package is for the Indian economy to strengthen the economy of the country. The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitaraman would give all the details of this package soon. 

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