Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu has appealed to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to offer Rs 5,000 to every poor family within the state immediately amid nationwide lockdown.
The former chief minister said that they ought to be provided month-long ration including rice, sugar, pulses and other essential commodities at their doorstep.
The TDP chief has written a letter to the Chief Minister about the measures to be taken to combat Covid-19. He asked to announce a financial package for service, manufacturing and industrial sectors.
Naidu has also urged the Chief Minister to use the Real-Time Governance infrastructure for effective and timely monitoring of containing the virus.
The TDP chief assured Reddy that his party is prepared to support the govt within the fight against Covid-19.
A total of 19 Covid-19 positive cases are reported in Andhra Pradesh .