Pakistan had launched emergency cash scheme for 12 million households
Pakistan had launched an Ehsaas Emergency Cash (EEC) program to provide urgent cash payments to 12 million households. As part of the program, the hardest-hit families would receive $75 as financial assistance.
The survey titled "How Are Indian Households Coping Under the COVID-19 Lockdown? 8 Key Findings" also said that 34% of all households will not be able to survive for over a week without additional assistance.
The survey was conducted by experts from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, and the Mumbai-based Centre for Monitoring the Indian Economy (CMIE).