In a big poll promise, Rahul Gandhi announced that if his party comes to power at the Centre, it will provide Rs 72,000 per annum to the 20% poorest families under the minimum basic income guarantee scheme.
Addressing the media, the Congress president said that his party will deliver justice to the economically backward people by ensuring them a basic minimum income of Rs 12,000 per month.
He siad this scheme will be called Nyay for India.
The scheme will cover five crore families. As many as 25 crore people are expected to benefit from the scheme. It is fiscally possible to implement the scheme, said Rahul in press conference.