BJP releases manifesto for the Punjab Assembly elections

Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on January 22 released Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto for the Punjab Assembly elections in Jalandhar. “Our poll manifesto is based on the infrastructure and social upliftment of the people of Punjab,” Jaitley said on the occasion. BJP’s manifesto is mainly focused at improving the social infrastructure in Punjab. While releasing the manifesto along with Shri Arun Jaitley BJP national Vice President & the party’s Punjab incharge Shri Prabhat Jha, Punjab BJP President Vijay Sampla and other state leaders were also present on the occassion.
Highlights of the manifesto
Under the ‘Ek parivar, ek rozgaar yojana’, a house for every poor, besides 2kg ghee and 5 kg sugar for blue card holders
Free education for girls of poor families till PhD
Implementation of the 7th pay commission
Raising the retirement age of government employees to 60 years
Opening of five new Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI)
A Farms Income Commission will be constituted which will provide an assistance of Rs 10 lakh to the families of traders or farmers in the event of their sudden death.
Rs 5 lakh relief money would be given to every family who got affected by terrorism in the state
A group housing scheme for journalists
Houses to the poor, land to Dalits and backwards, besides assuring Rs five lakh assistance to the families affected by militancy.