Narendra Modi and BJP Manifesto 2019

BJP Manifesto 2019 Announced: What the Sankalp Patra Promises in Terms of Jobs in India

BJP Manifesto 2019 called the ‘Sankalp Patra’ was announced today in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah

With just 3 days left to go for Lok Sabha 2019, the highly awaited BJP Manifesto 2019 is out. The manifesto titled ‘Sankalp Patra’ has been announced in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and other senior BJP leaders. A lot was being expected in terms of growth, women empowerment, industry, governance, infrastructure, national security, job creations, self-employment, entrepreneurship, education and agriculture from the BJP Manifesto 2019.

Apart from the manifesto, BJP also presented a report card on how they performed on the manifesto they announced before the Lok Sabha 2014 elections. BJP President Amit Shah said the India is now being identified as a super power and said the government has taken over 50 mega-decisions.

Updates from the BJP Manifesto 2019 Sankalp Patra

The BJP Manifesto is titled Sankalp Patra  with the motto ‘Sankalpit Bharat, Sashakt Bharat’ and is 48 pages long. BJP says that the manifesto has been created after consulting with 6 crore Indian voters. Some of the main highlights, especially in terms of jobs, employment, traders, digitisation and infrastructure announced by Rajnath Singh, are as follows:

  • 1 lakh crore credit guarantee schemes for MSMEs
  • 100 lakh crores investment for infrastructure development
  • National traders welfare board announced
  • Traders will get a pension as well
  • BJP promises education for all
  • Seats to be increased for engineering and law students
  • 75 new medical colleges and PG colleges to be opened
  • Courts will be digitised
  • Digital transactions will be encouraged
  • Committed to make India a 5 trillion dollar economy by 2025 and 10 trillion dollar economy by 2032
  • New opportunities of employment to be created by providing more support to the 22 major ‘Champion Sectors’ identified as the main drivers of Indian economy
  • Collateral free credit of up to 50 lakh rupees for entrepreneurs. 50 percent of the loan amount for female entrepreneurs and 25 percent for male entrepreneurs
  • Financial support for MSMEs in the north eastern states
  • Technology centres, and skilling centres of MSMEs and NSICs to provide focussed and high level skilling to over 6 lakh people a year. Skilling would be focussed on new age technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, internet of things, virtual reality, blockchain, and zero defect zero effect
  • Accident insurance of 10 lakh rupees to all traders registered under GST
  • Credit Guarantee Scheme that promises loans to MSMEs to be taken to Rs 1,00,000 crore by 2024
  • 10 percent material procurement for the government by MSMEs having at least 50 percent women employees in their workforce
  • Every gram panchayat to be connected by high speed optical fibre network by 2022
  • To promote and encourage startups through creation of a ‘Seed Startup Fund’ of Rs 20,000 crore
  • Entrepreneurial ventures started by SC, ST, OBC and economically weaker sections to be supported through ‘Stand up India’ Initiative
  • Aim to make India Industry 5.0 with supercomputer, artificial intelligence and quantum missions
  • National policy for reskilling and upskilling to be formulated
  • “women in Workforce’ programe to be formulated to increase female workforce participation in the country over the next 5 years

 

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