Mamata fulfils poll promises as schemes get Cabinet nod
Kolkata: The West Bengal Cabinet gave its approval for implementation of a monthly income support scheme for eligible families and two other programmes promised in the election manifesto of the Trinamool Congress, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
said.The Cabinet also gave the green signal to introduce a new credit card scheme for all eligible students to pursue higher education, as well as the programme of free doorstep delivery of monthly ration to 1.5 crore households. A proposal to recruit 2,500 people in the Kolkata Police force has also got the go-ahead from the Cabinet, Banerjee said.
The cabinet gave approval to the scheme the scheme under which female heads of general category families will be provided with Rs 500 monthly while SC/ST families will get Rs 1,000. The Cabinet also approved the Student Credit Card and the Duare Ration (ration at doorstep) scheme.