Goa: Cong manifesto likely to address land issues
Panaji: Congress` manifesto for the March 3
Goa Assembly polls is likely to address land issues and
promised creation of an agency that would train school drop-
outs in security and disaster management skills.
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to
visit Goa to release the manifesto tomorrow, party sources
The manifesto is understood to have addressed the worries
about the real estate boom, and conversion of agricultural
land for other purposes. It promises that sale of agricultural
land would be permitted only if buyer is a farmer, possibly a
local, they said.
The manifesto might also assure of creation of Quality
Audit and Control Authority to keep a tab on the government
projects. "All the public assets would be audited by this
committee," a senior member of the draft committee said.
The manifesto also promises creation an agency that would
enroll school drop-outs and train them in security and
disaster management skills, the sources said.
It also recommends full financing of Goa university by
the state. The current cyber age scheme, under which computers
are given to students, would be replaced by "smart school"
scheme, they said.
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