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Mohammed Azharuddin
About Moradabad Local Issues & Congress Agenda.......
— Mohammed Azharuddin, MP, Moradabad
Speaking on his constituency, Azharuddin said that the city is famous as a brass manufacturing city but many issues need to be addressed like the problem of the electricity, rural development and backwardness. He pointed out that though India as a country has been advancing in all sectors, Moradabad is going backwards because of the negligence of the government there. Replying to a question whether he won the election because of his popularity or because of the party, Azhar said that though his popularity was high, the fact that people wanted to vote for the party as well since they wanted to have development of the area.       Read more

In addition to consolidating and taking forward the numerous missions, programmes and schemes
launched. the Indian National Congress makes the following solemn promises to the people of our country.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act aims at enhancing the livelihood security of people in rural areas by guaranteeing hundred days of wage-employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
Social Justice
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is the nodal Ministry to oversee the interests of the Scheduled Castes. Though the primary responsibility for promotion of interests of the Scheduled Castes rests with all the Central Ministries in the area of their operations and the State Governments.
Development Programmes
The Department of Women and Child Development was set up in the year 1985 as a part of the Ministry of Human Resource Development to give the much needed impetus to the holistic development of women and children. With effect from 30.01.2006, the Department has been upgraded to a Ministry.

Affordable Education
India today has one of the largest educational loan programmes in the world. Over the past five years, over fifteen lakh students have received loans totaling more than Rs 26,000 crore and are pursuing various professional courses.
The Indian National Congress now pledges that all students admitted to any recognized course in any recognized college/university will be provided, on a need basis, either a scholarship or an educational loan without collateral repayable over a very long period.
Health Security For All
The National Rural Health Mission has already begun to make a noticeable impact and will be implemented with an even greater sense of urgency. The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) introduced by the Congress-led UPA Government offers health insurance for poor families. Expenditure on health is a major cause of indebtedness, particularly in rural areas. The Indian National Congress pledges that every family living below the poverty line will be covered by the RSBY over the next three years. Every district headquarters hospital will be upgraded to provide quality heath facilities to all.
Protect Environment
The Indian National Congress has declared the sacred Ganga as a “national river”. The Ganga River Basin Authority has been established with the Prime Minister at its head for ensuring that development needs are met in an ecologically sustainable manner. This Authority will be accorded the highest priority. Water security is of paramount concern to the Indian National Congress and steps will be taken to enhance it measurably for local communities.