Ahead of Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election Results, Here’s a Look at Nifty Manifesto of YSRCP and TDPTop Stories

May 23, 2019 11:09
Ahead of Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election Results, Here’s a Look at Nifty Manifesto of YSRCP and TDP

Just hours left to decide the fate of Andhra Pradesh. The main parties in the vie in Andhra Pradesh are Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, Telugu Desam Party, YSR Congress Party, and Jana Sena Party.

Voting in Andhra Pradesh took place in the first phase of a national election on April 11. Voting took place on 25 seats with a voter turnout of 79.64 percent.

The exit polls made mixed projections as to which party will form the next government in the state. While some predicted that the YSRCP will storm to power, others said that TDP will retain power.

Here’s a look at the leading parties TDP and YSRCP parties’ manifesto:

YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy released the four-page party’s manifesto reiterating the implementation of every promise that he was making.

Highlights of YSRCP Manifesto

1. Free borewells for farmers, and interest-free loans for tenant farmers

2. 9 hours of free electricity for farmers in morning times

3. With Rs, 3,000 crore price stabilization funds will be provided for farmers

4. For aqua farmers power will be given at Rs 1 per unit

5. Rs 12,500 investment support for farmers, in four terms Rs 50,000 will be provided

6. Rs 7 lakh insurance for the families of the farmers who committed suicide

7. Zero interest loans for farmers

8. The cost of medicines crossing Rs 1,000 then that can be claimed in Arogya Sri scheme

9. All treatments are brought under the limits of Arogya Sri scheme

10. Government hospitals to get a facelift

11. RS 10,000 pension for kidneys, long term disease patients

12. Rs 3,000 old age pension

13. Pension eligibility age is decreased to 60 from 65 years

14. Rs 1150 crore funds for the AgriGold victims

15. Alcohol ban in three stages

16. To fill the vacant 1,30,000 jobs

17. To build 25 lakhs housing in five years

18. YSR Rythu Bharosa for the welfare of farmers

19. YSR Aasara scheme for Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA).

20. Amma Vodi scheme for free education of the children

21. Set up of warehouses, cold storages, food processing units at every constituency

22. Road and Toll tax canceled for agriculture tractors

Highlights of TDP Manifesto

1. With Rs, 5,000 crore price stabilization funds will be provided for farmers

2. Annually Annadatha Sukhibhava scheme is applied for the farmers

3. Interest-free loans for the farmers without any limit

4. Micro-irrigation development

5. Establishment of Industrial Parks at every Mandal and urban centers

6. Free mobile phone for DWCRA women

7. Chandranna Bheema is increased to 10 lakhs from 5 lakh

8. Free 12 hours free current supply for irrigation

9. Old age pension increased to Rs 3,000 and eligibility age decreased to 60 from 65 years

10. Unemployment allowance increased to Rs 3,000

11. World's biggest data center established in Visakhapatnam

12. Special corporations for Madiga, Reli, Yanadi caste

13. Will fight unconditionally for triple talaq and 4 percent reservations for Muslims

14. A special building for Christians in each district and land allocated for graveyards

15. Free housing facility for pastors and Imams

16. Core capital of Rs 50 crore for the self-employment of Divyangula (Handicapped)

17. Rs 3,000 pension for mental disabilities

18. Intermediate pass are eligible for unemployment allowance

19. Underground drainage facility for villages with a population of 2,000

20. Food parks will be set up in Nellore, Kadapa, Vizianagaram cities

21. Electronic Park in Tirupati

22. Set up of Visakhapatnam-Chennai and Bangalore-Chennai corridor

23. Rs 10,000 will be paid for fishermen under crop holiday

24. MLC posts for Brahmin and Vaddera communitie

25. Free laptops for students from Intermediate

26. CPS pension policy will be canceled for government employees

27. MGNREGA will be linked to Agriculture

28. Establishment of small and medium scale industrial parks

29. Establishment of incubation centers and food processing units at every district

30. Will ensure no water problem in the coming five years

31. Chandranna Pelli kanuka increased to Rs 1 lakh

32. 100 Gurukul school, 50 Gurukul school for STs

33. Financial assistance for abroad education

34. With Rs 10,000 crore BC development bank to be established

35. 25 percent subsidy for self-employment to buy vehicles like Innova

36. Free health insurance for Handloom workers

37. Electric vehicles will be promoted

50 percent subsidy for minority youth to buy rickshaws and electric vehicles

By Sowmya Sangam

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