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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress plans mega outreach on Nyay scheme
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India, May 5 -- People in all corners of the country have heard of the Nyuntam Aay Yojana (Nyay), Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday.
"Nyay kone kone tak pahunch chuki hai," he said at a press conference when asked if the minimum income guarantee scheme, with which the Congress proposes to fire up the economy if voted to power, had got any traction. Under the scheme, ~ 72,000 a year would be transferred to bank accounts of women members of the country's 20% poorest families.
Gandhi's confidence is, however, belied by what HT discovered in late April on a trip from Meerut in west Uttar Pradesh to Varanasi in the eastern part of the state. Not only was there a general lack of awareness about the scheme, it didn't appear to hav...
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