Friday, March 29, 2019

INC designs NYAY scheme to benefit 25 crore people


TMI Correspondent
Port Blair, Mar 27: The Indian National Congress (INC) party is committed for implementation the "Nyoontam Aay Yojana (NYAY).
Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhawan on Mar 27, 2019, Chief Spokesperson (PCC) Shri K. Ganeshan said that INC President, Mr. Rahul Gandhi on Monday announced NYAY scheme, an income support of Rs. 72000 per annum to the poorest 20% families of the Country.
As per NYAY (The Minimum Income Guarantee Scheme) scheme, the poorest 20% of families will be guaranteed Rs.72000/- per annum. Approximately 5 crore families will be benefitted, if 5 members per family is taken, around 25 crore people will be benefited.
To ensure delivery of the scheme, he said "the amount will be credited directly to the Bank account of the senior female member of the family; The financial assistance will be in addition to existing social welfare measures and subsidies; The Congress-UPA implemented MGNREGA that lifted 14 crore people out of poverty".
"Contours and more details will be announced in following days and the fiscal repercussions of this scheme have been analysed and adequate finance is available in the country's economy", Shri K Ganeshan added. The Senior Spokesperson (PCC), Shri Tamilselvan also present on the in the press conference.

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