Starting with welfare schemes, Isaac announced a surge in the welfare pension to Rs 1,600 and promised 8 lakh new jobs. He also promised 20 lakh jobs creation in digital platforms within 5 years.
Despite the ongoing troubles with the Comptroller and Auditor General (C & AG) related to the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board, the Minister announced additional projects worth Rs 15,000 crores to be launched by the board.
Giving a big push to the Information Technology and Education sector during the ongoing pandemic, he further announced Rs 150 crore for digitalising classrooms in affiliated colleges.
Isaac also said that K-FON will provide internet access to all houses, and the project will be completed by July and allotted Rs 40 crore for Kerala Innovation Challenge and another Rs 50 crore for start-up projects.
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