New Delhi: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi demanding an economic package for the micro, small and medium industries (MSME) sector. The interim president of Congress, Sonia Gandhi, in her letter to PM Modi has said, "If this is ignored, the crisis in the MSME sector will have a disastrous and expanding effect on our economy."
In this paper, the Congress leader has also suggested five ways to redress the concerns of the region. On the basis of this letter, Congress party has also asked for providing 24X7 helpline facility to guide the MSME sector. They have also demanded a 'MSME Wage Protection' package of Rs 1 lakh crore from the Modi government of the Center.
Under this, a similar amount of credit guarantee has also been sought in the letter. Congress Party's interim president Sonia Gandhi said that every single day of lockdown is causing a loss of Rs 30,000 crore for this MSME sector. Sales orders for the entire MSME sector have been canceled and their work is completely closed. The government should announce an economic package for this.