A manifesto is a set of rules that a political party or candidate wishes to declare before an election. The Bharatiya Janata Party was founded on 6 April, 1980. For Karnataka here is what they have promised. After consulting with top experts, elected representatives, and taking into account the public’s suggestions, the party has made promises in every department from healthcare and education to employment and housing. The manifesto states that it intends Karnataka to be a trillion dollar economy by 2031, when the state will celebrate its 75th year after reorganisation.
The manifesto promised to provide 3 free cooking gas cylinders to all Below Poverty Line families and 1 each during the months of Ganesh Chathurti, Deepavali and Ugadi. To provide quality, affordable and healthy food in every municipal corporation of Karnataka. The party has promised to provide BPL families with half litre Nandini milk and 5 kgs of rice. The BJP wishes to strengthen public healthcare infrastructure, by providing free annual master health checkups for senior citizens.
With the help of the Revenue Department the state will identify and distribute 10 lakh housing sites to the homeless. They will launch a scheme known as Karnataka Residents Welfare Consultative Committee to modernize grievance redressal and improve the ease of living.
As per the manifesto, the state will partner with eminent individuals and institutions for holistic upgradation of government schools. A drive to collaborate with Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) to generate a dynamic ecosystem of education and employment for young professionals. Will provide financial incentives for students to pursue coaching in IAS, KAS, Government Jobs and Banking. Generate 10 lakh manufacturing jobs, Production Linked Incentive Scheme.
When it comes to transportation, the manifesto states that it wishes to transform Karnataka to a premier hub of electric vehicles, including converting BMTC buses into fully electric vehicles. ₹1,500 crore to transform Karnataka into the most favored tourist destination. Rs. 30,000 crores will be used to finance the K-agriculture fund, which will help accelerate farm mechanization, establish 5 new agro industry clusters and 3 new food processing parks.
These are the promises that the BJP has put out ahead of the assembly elections on the 10th of May.