DEVELOPMENT

DEVELOPMENT

SAD is committed for overall development of state. Moving beyond infrastructural development, it invokes for well being of people of Punjab. SAD-BJP combine secured an impressive victory in the 2012 assembly election, which validates its ‘Development for all’ agenda. When it talks about development for all, it envisages a free world without any prejudices where everyone can realise her/his aspirations and dreams.

With an aim for attaining social equity, Shiromani Akali Dal strives for maintaining sustainable development in the state. SAD is committed to empower socially weaker and neglected section of society. Women are pillar of social and economic growth of society and in this context Akali Dal government in Punjab has taken many initiatives in the state for the uplift of women. Punjab government’s ‘Mai Bhago Istri Shakti Scheme’ will go a long way in empowering women in state.

Shiromani Akali Dal has taken several major initiatives for the well being of people. Punjab is the only state, which has initiated pro - poor schemes like Atta - Dal and Shagun. Likewise, Punjab government under Shiromani Akali Dal is providing free power to farmers of the state at a cost of Rs 5000 crore every year.