To ensure the peace and prosperity of our country and its people, clear and effective policies need to be framed to bring about social reforms and economic development in Bhutan.
The Druk National Congress believes that for it to play an effective role in the development process of Bhutan, it has to initially help bring about those changes which will ensure that Bhutan cuts a firm path towards the right direction. After the changes are brought about, it shall seek to participate in the development and at the same time help in monitoring that process.
Given the realities of the present Bhutanese situation it is imperative that the government chosen by the people initially retains control of certain crucial sectors to safeguard public interest and provide equal opportunity to all.
The state will need to continue to provide welfare benefits, such as free education up to the tenth grade and free medical facilities. It shall also need to ensure proper control of prices of essential commodities. It will need to use there and other welfare measures, together with revolutionary social and economic policies to bring about an improvement in living condition.
Our countrywide government and public infrastructure needs to be restructured and made efficient, human resources developed according to the needs and our entire system geared up to effectively establish a healthy market oriented economy.
The Druk national Congress is firm in its convection that social democracy will usher Bhutan into a new era of peace and prosperity and is an effective instrument against all forms of exploitation, be it social economic or political, it therefore stands by the ideals of Democratic Socialism