A state that was known for its culture and glory is today in a state of trans. Home to the highest number of widows, Tamil Nadu tops the charts when it comes to mortality rates due to consumption of alcohol. Apart from contributing to being the highest in road traffic accidents, Tamil Nadu also has the highest percentage of suicides; all of which is contributed by alcohol consumption.
My vision for a liquor free Tamil Nadu will begin with my first signature for total prohibition of alcohol in the state that will put an end to the serious social menace that has been confronting the poor families of Tamil Nadu. I will ensure;
Indian history has implanted in me two strong thoughts. One is the incredible optimism and potential of a place that I would like to term ‘Development’ and the other is the betrayal of that place that I term ‘Corruption’. The enemy to development and good governance will be weeded out to build a strong system of justice that people can trust.
Rated as the most predominant sector in the economy of Tamil Nadu with nearly 70% of the population being engaged in agricultural activites, this sector is not far from being recognised as the pride occupation of the state. The agricultural scenario in Tamil Nadu is in a state of crisis due to the ground water shortage that is rated at a 70% low contributed by the indiscriminate usage of water without any novel idea.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. It is disheartening to note that the past 50 years of the Dravidian rule has showcased fiery statistics that account to about 28.18% rural children in Tamil Nadu never having entered schools. The percentage of students having completed 10th standard is about 14.10% which is lower than that of Bihar. The sad state is that Tamil Nadu ranks backward in comparison to its neighbors Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In due to course, to make Tamil Nadu the no.1 literate state in the country:
The goal of a real healthcare reform is to ensure high quality, universal coverage and yet cost effective. As a medical practitioner and having served office as the Union health minister at the centre, I would be failing in my duty if I would relax my focus on healthcare for my people of this state. Therefore, my primary effort will be;
The success of a government is often calculated based on its growth quotient in terms of industrial growth. In order to make Tamil Nadu, the most preferred investment destination in the country it needs to be seen as a conducive environment for industries to thrive. Keeping in mind the factors that would attract investment, I assure;
One of the major factors of a country or state’s economy depends on is human capital. It also holds true that human capital is a major attraction for organizations to invest in a particular state or region apart from other policy and environmental aspects. That said, building a skilled talent base that suits specific sectors also requires equal efforts from the government. I will ensure;