As the general elections are nearing, the political parties are leaving no stones unturned to woo the voters. In one of the recent developments, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has announced a minimum income guarantee scheme under which the poorest families in India will receive ₹6,000 per month.
The scheme Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) which Gandhi dubs as the “final assault on poverty” will benefit 20% of the poorest in the country, he said. He said families that are earning less than ₹12,000 per month will be eligible for this scheme and receive ₹6,000 directly into their bank accounts every month.
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