FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees



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FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees

In an attempt to stimulate demand and boost consumer spending ahead of the upcoming festive season, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Travel (LTC) cash voucher and special festival advance schemes for government employees.

“Indications are that savings of govt. and organized sector employees have increased, we want to incentivize such

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Air travel quarantine rules could be eased within days after Heathrow trials rapid Covid test schemes

Airport testing for coronavirus could be introduced within days after a trial of three rapid Covid-19 tests.

The tests, which have been trialled among workers at Heathrow Airport, would ease the quarantine stranglehold on the UK travel industry if successful.

The UK government has suggested it may allow the coronavirus testing trial of passengers in October and transatlantic flights could take-off by the end of November.

Findings from the trials

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