TMC promises basic minimum income, student credit card

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18th March, 2021 02:43:25 printer

TMC promises basic minimum income, student credit card

 

India Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday released her party manifesto for the Assembly election.

The Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee pledges an income scheme for all families, a student credit card and ration delivery at the doorsteps.

Terming them her ’10 Ongikars’ (pledges), Miss Banerjee said they will form the foundation of governance and will be the roadmap for the next five years. She said: “We will ensure to uplift 35 lakh poor people from the poverty level.”

Under the basic income support scheme, female heads of general category households will receive Rs 500 per month, while for SC/ST families the amount will be Rs 1000 per month.

Students will be able to take loans upto Rs 10 lakh to pursue higher education using Student Credit Card at 4 per cent interest rate.

The Trinamul chief also said that in a new facility under the Kadhya Sathi scheme, rations will be delivered to 1.5 crore families at their doorsteps.

(The Statesman)

 

 


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