On March 24th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi put 1.5 billion Indians on lockdown for at least 21 days. On April 3rd, eight days later, money from the government began flowing into the accounts of 20 million families hardest hit by that stay at home order.
To stay safe, people need to stay home. But when people stay home, they earn no money. That leaves Bashyal and his team trying to figure out how to bridge the gap, how to help their clients manage scarce resources long enough to survive this crisis.