Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday unveiled a Claiming that her government has reduced poverty in the state by 40 per cent, the manifesto also promised to increase annual financial aid to farmers from Rs 6,000 to Rs 10,000. Under this, 1.6 crore general category families will get Rs 500 a month, whereas SC\/ST category families will get Rs 1,000. The money will be directly transferred to the woman head of a family, A new student credit card scheme will be introduced with a credit limit of Rs 10 lakh and an interest rate of only 4 per cent will be charged, the West Bengal chief minister said. We will also ask the Government of India to grant ST status to Mahatos, A Special Development Board would be set up for the development of Terai and Dooars region in north Bengal, she said.