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Big promises in TMC's manifesto. Read it here

  • In an announcement that came in on Wednesday, the Trinamool Congress Party released it's manifesto yesterday, a week after it was postponed due to the injury sustained by party chief and state chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

  • The manifesto stated that for the first time every family in the state will be extended a universal minimum income. Under this proposed poll promise, 1.6 crore general category families will receive ₹500 per month while those families from Scheduled castes/tribes and OBC background will be given ₹1000 per month. This money will be directly transferred to the account of woman head of the family.

  • Further, it also stated that if elected, the party will be providing a credit card with a cap of ₹10 lakh for the students pursuing higher studies- under which on ly 4% interest will be charged and there will be no guarantor.

  • Under the Krishak Bandhu scheme, a boon was proposed for the farmers wherein they would receive ₹10,000 per acre per annum to all small and marginal ones. Currently they receive rs6,000 per annum.

  • Another promise ivolved setting up of 10 lakh new MSMEs and 2000 new big industrial units in the state within the next five years of being elected.


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