BJP releases manifesto for Rajasthan assembly elections 2018

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on November 27 released its manifesto for Rajasthan assembly elections to be held on December 7, saying that party had met 95 percent of the promises it had made in 2013.

The Rajasthan election manifesto was unveiled by Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Prakash Javadekar, and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, in the presence of BJP leaders and other workers.

Prior to the release of the manifesto, state CM Raje said that the BJP government in the state met 630 of the 665 promises made in the 2013 Rajasthan manifesto.

CM Raje added, “The overall completion is 95 percent.”

Highlights of 2018 Manifesto:

Over 50 lakh jobs will be created in the private sector in the next five years in Rajasthan.

Every year, 30,000 jobs will be given in the government sector.

Nearly Rs 5,000 per month will be given as unemployment allowance to eligible youths above the age of 21 years.

To encourage girl education, the government will provide meals, regular health checkups and laptops. After completing school, girls will receive Rs. 50,000 in their bank account.

Financial assistance for women, from birth till old age, is also part of the declaration of the manifesto.

The manifesto also announces insurance, which will have cover for any disability, illness or accident for farmers, in addition to setting up of a farm loan waiver commission, Rs. 200 crore start-up funds and transparent implementation of minimum support price.