Insights into Editorial: Centre sanctions Rs.15,000-crore Covid-19 emergency package for states, UTs

Context: The government rolled out an India Covid-19 Emergency Response and Health system preparedness package for states with an outlay of Rs.15,000 crore. While Rs.7,774 crore sanctioned so far will be utilized for immediate Covid-19 Emergency Response, rest of the money will be used for medium-term support (1-4 years) under a mission mode approach. The …