Chhattisgarh Assembly polls – BJP manifesto

Rice at one rupee a kilogramme will be provided to 42 lakh poor families.

By Tarun Khanna | Updated: Nov 09, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

BJP

Highlights of the manifesto are:

  • Rice at one rupee a kilogramme will be provided to 42 lakh poor families.
  • Interest free agricultural loans, free power supply (for 5 hp pumps), Rs 300 per quintal bonus for paddy, insurance facilities and crop insurance guarantee scheme.
  • To provide Rs 2,100 per quintal support price to farmers for their paddy. However, a fix support price for paddy procurement to the farmers not clarified.
  • To provide free laptops and tablets to students in the first year of their college. The government had provided free laptops and tablets to students of final year in college.
  • Free laptops to engineering and medical students while tablets to the science and arts stream students in the first year of their college will also be provided.
  • Establishment of an IT hub.
  • To introduce Noni Suraksha Yojna (Ladli Laxmi Yojana) to lay a firm foundation of girls` future, under which a fixed amount will be deposited in the name of new born girls and they will be given Rs 1 lakh after attaining age of 18 years.
  • Interest free loans upto 2 lakh to SHGs (self-help groups), free of cost education to girls in government colleges till graduation.