Here are the key points of the manifesto

Freebies galore from AIADMK Jayalalithaa releases bumper manifesto
news TN 2016 Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 18:01

With less than two weeks to go for the elections, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, on Thursday, released the party‚Äôs poll manifesto at a public rally at Perunthurai in Erode district.

Some of the key promises made in the manifesto include:

Waiver of all farm loans in the state.

Rs 40,000 crores of farm loans to be given between 2016 to 2021.

Steps to be taken to increase the height of the Mullaiperiyar Dam level to 152 feet.

Steps to be taken to include the fishermen community under the category of STs

Ban on Jallikattu to be lifted

100 units of free electricity to be provided for all households`

Maternity assistance to the tune of Rs 18000 to be provided to women

Guaranteed job to be provided for one person in each family

Free laptops and internet connections to be provided students of class 11 and class 12 in the state.

Subsidy of 50% to be provided on scooters purchased for women

100 units of free electricity to every household will be provided

Education loans to be waived off for unemployed graduates

Master health check-ups and women-centric health checkups to be provided in all districts

Lokayukta to be set up in the state

Ration card holders to get free cell phones

Ensure Karnataka won't build a dam across Cauvery

Link all the rivers flowing across TN

Athikadavu-Avinasi scheme to be implemented

New milk cooperative societies to be formed

BPL families to be provided 4 goats for free

Separate scheme for construction of houses for fishermen

Amma Banking Card to be provided for the poor

Rs 1 lakh to be provided for temples of local deities

One sovereign of gold to be provided for women ahead of marriage

Housing loan for state government employees to be increased to Rs 40 lakh 

3 cents land for free for BPL families without a roof over their head

Universities to be linked through Cloud Computing for the benefit of students

Universities to be linked to industry to provide internship opportunities during summer to increase employment opportunities of students

24X7 Mother-Child Welfare Society to be opened

All government hospitals to have seperate ICU wards

The implementation of NEET to be objected to

3,000 MW electricity from solar power

New thermal power plants over the course of next 5 years

Losses from dropping tea prices to be compensated to plantation workers

Dr. Ambedkar foundation to be established at Rs.5 crore

New textile parks and silk parks to be established

200 units free electricity for handloom weavers

No FDI in retail in TN

Approval for construction of houses to be given within 45 days

Free buses rides for senior citizens

Mono rail in Chennai, Madurai, Trichy and Coimbatore

All government services to be digitized

Global Investors Meet to be conducted once in two years

First time entrepreneurs to be provided financial assistance

Special Economic Zones to be established in second-tier cities

Amma Collateral Guarantee fund to be established with Rs. 100 crore principal

Chennai Metro routes to be expanded

Complete alcohol prohibition

Nine month maternity leave for women

Free set top boxes for Arasu cable subscribers

And 500 rupees gift coupons for Cooptex as Pongal freebies

Methane extraction, Shale gas & gas pipelines will not be allowed through agricultural lands

Steps will be taken for establishing Separate Eelam for Tamils in Lanka

The list is being updated

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