Wednesday, 27 February 2002

TOP WINNERS THIS ELECTION

[ Title of article in Economic Times / 25,Feb 2012 ]

To summarize, election- promises of India’s political parties:

  • In the past
Free rice / TVs / bicycles  /  electricity  /  fans / mixers / grinders / gold coins  etc
·     In current  State – level elections
Laptops and Tablets
·     Who is promising  ?
BJP  / Samajwadi Party  /  Shiromani Akali Dal
·     Who will benefit  ?
High School students [  750,000 in Punjab  /  3,500,000   in UP  ]
·     Cost of promise
Rs  30,000 Crores  (  $ 6 Billion  )
·     Will they keep their promises  ?
You bet ! After winning  state elections last year , AIADMK -led   government  in Tamil Nadu placed orders for   ONE MILLION   laptops on   HCL / LENOVO   for  Rs 1300 Crores ( $ 275 M )
·     Winners
Computer / Tablet  Manufacturers
·     What can voters expect in 2014 National elections ?
A mobile Smart phone for every voter ?

With regards

HEMEN  PAREKH