Guj Cong guarantees electrical energy concessions, jobs, gasoline cylinder worth cap if voted to energy


The Gujarat Congress on Sunday promised to supply electrical energy freed from value or at concessional charges to home customers, a cap on home gasoline cylinder worth at Rs 500, and creation of 10 lakh jobs yearly if voted to energy within the state Meeting polls scheduled to be held later this 12 months.

The opposition occasion additionally promised Rs 4 lakh help and a authorities job to the kin of COVID-19 victims and mentioned it might free farmers from debt, lower their energy payments by half and supply direct help of Rs 70,000 per 12 months beneath the ‘Nyay Yojana’ to needy households.

The Congress promised to re-introduce the 2004 pension scheme, begin the ‘Mahatma Gandhi Training Advanced’ mannequin to ”liberate dad and mom from exploitation by way of commercialisation of schooling” in addition to a ”well timed recruitment calendar” to fill greater than 5 lakh authorities vacancies.

Releasing the occasion’s ‘Dwarka Sankalp Patra’ (decision) on the final day of its three-day conclave organised at Dwarka, state unit president Jagdish Thakor mentioned folks have been left with no choice however to go in for change because the BJP authorities was witnessing coverage paralysis.

”The administration has additionally been BJP-ised, and it’s used extra for political functions than for the welfare of the folks. The BJP authorities has not lived as much as the expectations of the folks. Its guarantees have proved to be false. The situation of the folks has deteriorated as a substitute of enhancing,” he informed a gathering.

”The Congress will guarantee no one has to pay greater than Rs 500 per gasoline cylinder. Provision will likely be made to supply electrical energy on free or concessional foundation relying on the residential electrical energy invoice,” Thakor mentioned. The ‘sankalp patra’ additionally spoke of minimal wages to Anganwadi, ASHA and mid-day meal employees, everlasting jobs to those that have remained on contractual foundation for 10 years and extra, subsidy of Rs 5 per litre to take advantage of producers, and ‘Tiranga Clinic’ on the ward stage in city areas for ”service, prognosis, remedy”. The occasion mentioned, if voted to energy, it might relieve folks from inflation, present free schooling to women until commencement, and strictly implement the Proper to Training Act. ”We’ll guarantee enough appointments and modernisation of the state police power, make provisions for enough pay grades and amenities to curb exploitation of policemen, and produce transparency in authorities accounts to take away corruption at each stage. Corruption underway will likely be probed and the responsible punished,” Thakor mentioned.

The tax construction will likely be simplified by rooting out ”tax terrorism” being imposed on small companies and 10 lakh jobs will likely be created yearly, he mentioned.

The ‘sankalp patra’ additionally centered on utilisation of funds for SC/ST communities, implementation of Forest Land Act, growth of city areas in an built-in method, diet and self-reliance to girls, in addition to coverage for purification of polluted rivers within the city areas, together with Sabarmati, Tapi, Vishwamitri.

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