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Per capita income of Tibetans increased: NPC deputy

03-06-2014 13:57 BJT

Director of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of Tibet pointed out the per capita income of Tibetans has increased to some degree with more beneficial policies practiced in Tibet, China.com reported.

Padma Choling, also Party Secretary of Tibet, the said the per capital income of Tibetan people reached 6,500 yuan in the pervious year-relatively lower than the national average, but anyway, it is a big improvement with an eye to the special condition there.

The free education covers kindergarten to high school and more investments are expected to put to reinforce the education of enfants and the youth, according to Padma Choling.

Besides, the government built some nursing homes for the needy people above 60 years old, in which, the elderly can also enjoy free medical treatment.

"The beneficial policies win applause from the masses." Padma Choling said the government will strive to extend the project to more areas by the end of the 12th Five-year Plan Period (2011-2015). By then, all villages are expected to have kindergartens and nursing homes.

Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: Tibet.cn

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