Welcome to Best GS Bytes!!! Best GS Bytes Nurtures and Enriches Your UPSC-IAS Preparations with Ready-to-Grasp Current Affairs Articles and Content, Follow Best GS Bytes on Daily Basis. Best of Luck! For UPSC-IAS 2020 Prelims... Stay Home and Stay Safe * Defeat COVID-19 * lockdown Archives | Best GS Bytes

Centre rolls out Rs 1.7-lakh-crore lockdown package

Lockdown package of 1.7 lakh crore Approx Read Time: 6 minutes In News: The Union government has announced Prime Minister’s Garib Kalyan Yojana worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore in a bid to cushion the most vulnerable from the impact of the coronavirus lockdown and economic disruption caused by the disease. The package is 0.8% of …

Read moreCentre rolls out Rs 1.7-lakh-crore lockdown package

Centre, state governments seek to ensure stable supplies

Disruptions due to lockdown Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: As India went into a 21-day lockdown from 25th March, the Centre, states and local administrations have been trying to resolve disruptions in essential services, especially delivery of food, groceries and medicines. Background: After the announcement of the countrywide lockdown, the Ministry of Home …

Read moreCentre, state governments seek to ensure stable supplies

PM Modi: Despite disruptions, lockdown is best option

Lockdown is best option Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: On 24th March 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country to deal with the spread of coronavirus, saying that “social distancing” is the only option to deal with the disease, which spreads rapidly. PM Modi in a video …

Read morePM Modi: Despite disruptions, lockdown is best option

National Concerns: India under lockdown for 3 weeks

India under lockdown for 3 weeks Approx Read Time: 6 minutes  In News: India under lockdown for 3 weeks As the death toll from COVID-19 rose to 12, PM Narendra Modi has announced a 21-day lockdown for the entire country, stating that it was the only way to break the chain of infection. Around 560 …

Read moreNational Concerns: India under lockdown for 3 weeks