A meeting of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Council of Ministers and the Federal Council of Ministers is scheduled to be held on Thursday. The meeting is likely to take place at 6:30 pm today.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday praised the “rich level of discussion” in the Lok Sabha on the situation in Ukraine and the evacuation of Indian nationals through Operation Ganga, and said there is bipartisan cooperation on foreign policy matters which bodes well for India on the stage. Global. . Four Union Ministers – Hardeep Singh Puri, Keren Rieju, Jyotiraditya Scindia, General V.
Members of Congress spoke of the importance of the principles of non-alignment in the complex geopolitical situation created by the Ukraine-Russia crisis. Responding to the discussion, Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar India “first and foremost” is firmly opposed to the conflict.
He said that no solution can be reached by spilling blood, at the expense of innocent lives, and in this day and age, dialogue and diplomacy are the right solution to any dispute.
The minister said that the contemporary world order was built on the basis of the Charter of the United Nations, on respect for international law, and on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states.
“If India chooses a side, it is the side of peace, and it is for an immediate end to violence. This is our principled position, and it has consistently guided our position in international forums and discussions including at the United Nations.” Jaishankar said.
Other than that, India is also providing food and fuel to Sri Lanka to help it deal with the current economic crisis in the island nation, said Minister of State for External Affairs Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan on Monday.
It should be noted that India, according to the IMF report, has avoided high rates of extreme poverty through the Food Security Program Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan, Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). A new International Monetary Fund paper finds that extreme poverty (less than PPP$ 1.9 per capita per day) in India is less than 1 percent in 2019 and has remained at that level even during the 2020 pandemic year.
The report added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s food security plan, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, was crucial in preventing any increase in extreme poverty levels in India during the COVID-19 pandemic. The budget session began on January 31, 2021. While the first half of it concluded on February 11, the second half of Parliament’s budget session that began on March 14 will conclude on April 8.