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Posts published in “Day: March 27, 2019”

Cong vows to push for minimum income scheme

HP NEWS SERVICE After the success of the Mahatma National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, the opposition Congress has vowed to push for the implementation of the Minimum Income Guarantee Scheme to eradicate poverty, if elected to power in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Congress legislator and party’s spokesperson, Himalaya M. Shangpliang told media persons here today that ‘Nyuntam Aay Yojana (or Minimum Income Guarantee Scheme’ was declared by Congress president, Rahul Gandhi which aimed at providing a guaranteed amount of Rs 72,000 per year to each poor family, and 20 per cent of the poorest families in the country would…