Addressing an election rally in Simdega, which is a part of Khunti Lok Sabha constituency where voting will take place on May 6, the Congress chief made a blistering attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi blaming him for working only for 15-20 people.
He said Modi gave public money to the top 15 rich people but the Congress wants to give money to the poor.
Launching a fresh attack on the NDA government at the Centre, Gandhi coined a slogan Kuchh nahin sab jhootha hai Narendra Modi ne loota hai, (all promises are proven false.
Gandhi said the scheme, Nyuntam Aay Yojana (Nyay) - a key feature of the Congress manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls - was devised after consultations within the party.
She also claimed that BJP leaders are taking the Army's name in their poll speeches violating the model code of conduct, but the EC is keeping mum.
Referring to the minimum income guarantee scheme 'NYAY' proposed by the Congress, Gandhi said, "Once the Congress government is formed, it will ensure an annual income of Rs 72,000.
The three businessmen mentioned by Gandhi, are wanted in India for fraud and money laundering.
In an interview to PTI, he said the Congress itself knew its ambitious poverty-alleviation scheme was not implementable.
Goyal said he feels it will not be possible to implement this scheme as there is no data for income and salary levels and the Congress promise will "burst like a balloon".
The campaign's theme song 'Main hi toh Hindustan hoon' has been penned by Javed Akhtar, while the campaign film has been directed by Nikkhil Advani.
Dismissing the opposition's charge that the BJP sidelined veteran leaders like L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, he said the party held them in high regard and drew guidance and inspiration from them.
With a focus on farmers, youth, women, tribals and dalits, the 32-page document titled "Your Voice Your Choice" also promised to give Rs 72,000 each to five crore poor families under the 'NYAY' scheme as announced by the AICC.
Addressing rallies at Almora, Srinagar and Haridwar in Uttarakhand to drum up support for party candidates in the five Lok Sabha seats of the state going to polls on April 11, Gandhi said, "He (Modi) didn't think for a moment when he took your money to give it to the likes of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Anil Ambani."
Satav said if the Congress is voted to power, it would focus on improving the quality of education, creating better health care facilities and more employment opportunities in the state.
The former finance minister also said it was a 'promise' of the Congress not to increase the tax burden of the middle class.
Addressing a rally in the Upper Assam town of Bokakhat, Gandhi said the Congress, if voted to power, guarantees to deposit Rs 72,000 annually to 20 percent poor Indian families under the NYAY scheme.
Naqvi, addressing a public meeting in Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, alleged that the Congress and the SP-BSP want to make a "coalition of crime" in Uttar Pradesh.
If the UPA came to power, 33 percent reservation would be given to women in the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and State assemblies, Gandhi said.
The NYAY scheme is "aimed at empowering the poor by guaranteeing minimum income of Rs 72,000 per annum" if the Congress was voted to power in the coming Lok Sabha elections, Dutt who is in charge of the party's affairs in Puducherry told reporters here.
At a press briefing, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said women heads of five crore poor families will get the amount directly in their bank accounts under Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) scheme.
Rahul Gandhi on Monday announced that Rs 72,000 per year will be given as minimum income to poor families, benefiting around 25 crore people, if his party is voted to power in Lok Sabha polls, and asserted it will be the “final assault” on poverty.