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NPP releases manifesto, promises 5 lakh jobs, woos farmers: Meghalaya

National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya released its manifesto for the February 27 Assembly elections, with a special focus on youth and farmers.

The manifesto, titled ‘People’s Document – Vision 2023-28’ was released by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday at Jowai, the headquarters of the West Jaintia Hills district, along with Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong and other senior party leaders. Apart from listing out its promises, the manifesto also included a summary of the party’s achievements in the last five years entitled ‘Promises Delivered’.

Among the promises made in the NPP’s manifesto are the creation of 5 lakh jobs for the youth and the continuation of the state’s flagship programmes for farmers such as ‘Focus and Focus +’, which provides financial aid to enhance agriculture value chain development. It also includes bringing government services to every village through the creation of 1,000 Chief Minister’s Facilitation Centres as well as upgraded health infrastructure.

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