COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF GENERAL ELECTION MANIFESTOS OF POLITICAL PARTIES HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY (2004—2014) BHARTIYA JANTA PARTY AAM ADMI PARTY
Urban renewal programme based on the concept of an ideal Indian city, which a) provide high quality of material and cultural life to all inhabitants b) have good infrastructure, civic amenities, and pollution-free environment; c) are free of slums and illegal encroachments, and display aesthetic city planning; d) preserve their unique tangible and intangible heritage; Committed to working towards this ideal by introducing major urban governance reforms and massively expanding the programme for urban renewal. Shelter for all
10 lakh dwelling units for the poor will be constructed every year
15 new cities with world class infrastructure facilities and amenities; will be built in five years. For existing urban centres, basic infrastructure facilities and amenities of water, drainage, roads, electricity, environment and solid waste management will be enhanced for a clean and healthy city life Peripheral areas of cities will be developed on the basis of ‘rurban’ concept to minimise migration: Physical infrastructure will be that of urban areas, with a rural heart Rollout of a massive low-cost housing programme. Every family will have a pucca house of its own equipped with toilet, piped water supply, electricity and proper access Appropriate policy interventions and credit availability and interest subvention schemes
Urban areas developed as high growth centres as symbols of efficiency, speed and scale
Major steps will be undertaken in transport and housing for urban upliftment Build 100 new cities; enabled with the latest technology and infrastructure. Every citizen will have access to basic needs like food, housing, education, healthcare, power, water, toilets and other basic amenities Robust economic growth with holistic well being World class infrastructure in urban and rural areas with the participation of private sector in infrastructure development Empower the poor and vulnerable for a life with dignity Ensure a narrow and well defined ambit of the term “public purpose” in land acquisitions
Ensure that land acquisition happens only with the consent of the gram sabha.