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Covid-19: Why Indian economy needs a comprehensive-complementary plan to recover

While one end of the C-C approach is a fiscal strategy for aiding an economy to recovery, the other end is a comprehensive public health response to the infected hotspots.

Two weeks have passed since PM Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown. With less than a week to go for the lockdown to end, a few state governments have decided to extend it.

It seems clear that the three-week lockdown was lacking adequate preparation and notification. But, the consensus amongst public health experts remains on how it was a necessary preemptive measure to take at the time.

Necessary steps

A prolonged shutdown for the nation may seem unsustainable now. The PM’s Economic Advisory Chair, Bibek Debroy, presented a strong

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