Kerala Will Have Law On Citizens' Rights And Transparency To Fight Corruption
Feb 24, 2017 01:41 PM EST
The Governor was delivering the traditional policy address on the opening day of the Budget session in the Kerala Assembly. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) would soon come out with a comprehensive law in citizen's rights, transparency and accountability to fight corruption.
Announcing this while delivering the traditional policy address on the opening day of the Budget session in the Kerala Assembly, Mr. Sathasivam said the initiative if the government had already begun to show 'significant progress'. The Hindu reported that the government would promote a 'Made in Kerala' policy based on the 'Japanese model'.
Earlier, the Governor came down on the demonetisation of high value currency notes and declared it had heaped misery on the commoners. The Governor also declared the State government would set up Comprehensive Victim Relief Fund and a Sex Offenders Register to help women in Kerala.
Goals to be achieved
A great reform would be initiated to put Kerala at the top of ease when doing business. The State has already begun steps to release major infrastructure projects from red-tapism and corruption.
There are important goals such as the Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC) to set up Innovation Centres in major colleges, besides, more government services will be put online. One lakh IT jobs will be created in Phase Three of Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram. Web India 123 reported that the Governor stated that almost half a million houses would be built for the homeless during the next five years.
Kerala also has a master plan for new campus of Indian Institute of Information Technology at Techno city, Thiruvananthapuram approved. Three mobile phone manufacturing units planned Advanced Technology Park planned in Kozhikode.
Parks to promote pharmacy and plastic industries in Kerala are also planned. Artisan villages to be set up; crafts industry will be linked with tourism sector. Fisher families living with 15 metres of the coast will be rehabilitated over five years. There are other projects too.