MP polls: Promises galore in BJP's 'youth manifesto'

BJP presents youth friendly manifesto
Bhopal, Nov 16: The BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday announced a slew of measures for the poor and the youth as it unveiled its manifesto for the November 25 Assembly elections, including giving smart phone to students, laptops for meritorious ones, besides benefits to five lakh youngsters under self-employment schemes.

The manifesto committee chairman, Vikram Verma relased the party's vision document in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, State BJP President Narendra Singh Tomar and other senior party leaders.

BJP has announced a provision of rice at Rs one per kg

"There are large number of youths in the state and to ensure their welfare BJP has announced a number of measures for them specially smart phones for all government college students, providing benefits of self-employment schemes to five lakh youths and laptop for meritorious students," Chouhan said on the occasion.

Targeting poor, the BJP has announced a provision of rice at Rs one per kg like wheat and salt under its food security programme.

It also promised to construct 15 lakh houses for the landless in the state. For agriculture labourers, the party announced a novel provident fund scheme, new crop insurance policy, Mukhyamantri Khet Sadak Yojna, besides providing land lease to slum dwellers among others.

For turning agriculture into a profitable venture, the party has announced to increase the agriculture potential of the state to 40 lakh hectare from current 25 lakh hectare. It also announced to set up ten agriculture polytechnic colleges in the state.


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