Election Manifesto - 2009 : Highlights

Published By : Admin | April 10, 2009 | 09:48 IST

Determined Leader, Decisive Government

Executive Summary And Highlights

 

PUTTING POOR FIRST:

  • All BPL families to get 35kg of rice or wheat every month at Rs 2 per kg. This will be available against Food Coupons redeemable both at PDS and private outlets.
  • Ensure farm loans at a maximum interest rate of 4 percent.
  • Waive agricultural loans.
  • Introduce a Farm Income Insurance Scheme through which both price and produce will be insured
  • Irrigate 35 million hectares of additional farmland within 5 years.
  • Initiate special schemes for the urban poor, such as loans at 4 percent interest to poor vendors.
  • Set up a “Workers Bank” to provide a safety net for unorganized sector workers.
  • Revise minimum wages and ensure strict implementation of the Wages Act.

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