UDF to introduce NYAY scheme; promises Rs 6,000 per month to the poor if voted to power
Thiruvananthapuram: The United Democratic Front (UDF) has included Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) scheme in the manifesto for the upcoming Assembly election.
NYAY, introduced by Rahul Gandhi ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election, aims to provide Rs 6,000 to the bank accounts of the poor every month. This will ensure that a family will receive an income of Rs 72,000 per year.
Taking to Facebook, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala said that NYAY scheme will ensure poverty eradication in Kerala. He hoped that Kerala will be the first state in India where NYAY scheme will be implemented in full scale.
He also said that the UDF will approach the Assembly polls with a democratic manifesto. The front has decided to accept opinions and suggestions from the public regarding the manifesto through emails.