RAJASTHAN GOVERNMENT

  • Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje announces generous bonus for Roadways employees Yesterday

    Jaipur: Showing her generosity Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday announced to pay bonus to employees of the State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) who were earlier denied by their Governing Council, an official spokesman said. "We want that employees and their families should enjoy festival of Diwali and get bonus,"...
  • Rajasthan's law & order failed miserably in BJP rule: Girija Vyas October 7, 2014

    Jaipur: Accusing BJP of failing to bring law and order in Rajasthan during its rule, former Union Minister Dr Girija Vyas on Tuesday alleged that crime against women was on the extreme end in the state. "Criminals are engaged doing all kinds of henious crimes in the BJP-ruled state and...
  • Camel made Rajasthan's state animal to check its decreasing number September 20, 2014

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government issued a notification making camel as the State animal, a step aimed at checking the decreasing number of the 'ship of the desert'. With this, Rajasthan will now have two animals Camel and Chinkara enjoying the status of the state animal. "A notification in this regard has been issued,"...
  • No plan to privatise Rajasthan roadways: PWD Minister August 2, 2014

    Rajasthan government sought to allay apprehension of Opposition on introduction of private bus operations on national highways, saying State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) will not be privatised nor there would be any retrenchment of employees in future. "Existing 21,500 employees should rest assured that their services will be well protected," PWD...
  • Rural development: Rs 155 cr grant for construction of ponds, tanks July 22, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Monday announced a grant of Rs 155.50 crore to farmers for construction of ponds and tanks for better water management. Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Prabhu Lal Saini made several other announcements in the Legislative Assembly including allocation of Rs 2.14 crore for the promotion of organic farming in the...
  • No one died of hunger in Kotdara in 2014, says Nand Lal Meena July 17, 2014

    The Rajasthan government claimed that there was no "hunger death" in Kotdara village of Udaipur district in 2010. Rajasthan Tribal Area Development Minister, Nand Lal Meena also told the House that a committee set up by former Congress government to solve the charter of demands of tribal people completed its...
  • No proposal to buy SUVs for CM, ministers, says Rajasthan government June 25, 2014

    Rubbishing local media reports that the Rajasthan government was considering to buy Sports Utility Vehicles for its chief minister and ministers, the government on Wednesday said there was no such proposal. There is no proposal by the state government at any level to buy the SUVs (Toyota Fortuner) for its chief...
  • Rajasthan government to frame green building byelaws June 6, 2014

    The Rajasthan government is mulling to prepare byelaws for green building in order to promote the concept in the state and has invited suggestion and opinions from various stakeholders. The state government was mulling to prepare green building byelaws which would be implemented to promote the concept of green building, said...
  • Rajasthan government to move SC for possession of 'Udaipur House' in Delhi May 30, 2014

    Rajasthan government has decided to move Supreme Court against Delhi government to take possession of the 'Udaipur House' located in Civil Lines area in the national capital, a senior official said on Friday. "Delhi government is not giving the possession of Udaipur House to the Rajasthan government. It has been vacated...
  • Rajasthan government introduces daily moral science lessons in schools May 30, 2014

    Rajasthan government has introduced ten minutes of daily moral science lessons for school students from next academic session onwards. State Education Minister Kali Charan Saraf on Friday instructed department officials to make arrangements for imparting moral science education to school students necessarily for ten minutes daily, from next academic session beginning...
  • Government to move SC for possession of 'Udaipur House' in Delhi May 30, 2014

    Rajasthan government has decided to move Supreme Court against Delhi government to take possession of the 'Udaipur House' located in Civil Lines area in the national capital, a senior official said. "Delhi government is not giving the possession of Udaipur House to the Rajasthan government. It has been vacated by them...
  • Rajasthan plans linking of rivers and water reservoirs in next 5 years May 30, 2014

    The Rajasthan government plans to link rivers and water reservoirs in the next five years. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said that her government had initiated the ambitious project which would help in the state's development. Raje said the pilot runs for Bunand river of Mahi Basin and Aahu river of Chambal...
  • Rajasthan government seeks suggestions from public for state Budget May 25, 2014

    Rajasthan government has invited suggestions from people on various schemes and programmes which can be included in state budget to be presented by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in July. A special online format has been uploaded by the finance department on its website on which people with their contact details can...
  • Rajasthan government seeks 'undertaking of nosmoking' in direct jobs May 23, 2014

    Anyone seeking a job through direct recruitment process in Rajasthan government services will now have to submit an undertaking of "nonsmoking and nongutka use" with the application. State Personnel and Training Department, in an order, circulated to all departments, corporations, agencies, public service commission and district collectors, has asked to get...
  • IAF holds workshop to train officials on disaster management May 21, 2014

    The Indian Air Force held its annual workshop on disaster management on Tuesday at Phalodi in Jodhpur to train officials of Rajasthan government in dealing with natural calamities like flood and earthquake. The event was organised by the Air Force station in Phalodi under the aegis of South Western Air Command,...
  • Government gives Rs 401.1 crore relief package for hailstormhit farmers May 1, 2014

    Rajasthan government has granted a financial relief of Rs 401.10 crore to farmers whose crops were destroyed due to hailstorm in February this year. The assistance was approved as per the demand from 2,669 villages of 22 districts, according to Disaster Management and Relief Secretary Kunjilal Meena. He said affected villages...
  • State government to provide RO water to rural households at 10 paisa per litre April 4, 2014

    The Rajasthan government will provide RO (reverse osmosis)purified drinking water to rural households this summer at 10 paisa per liter, an official said on Friday. The state government will set up 1,000 RO plants under a scheme to provide clean drinking water to the rural areas. The villages where water has...
  • Vasundhra Raje government to allot 30,000 new domestic power connections March 2, 2014

    The Rajasthan government will soon allot 30,000 new domestic power connections under the 'Chief Minister Power for All' programme. Out of these 30,000 connections, 15,000 would be allotted in Jodhpur Discom alone, an official release said today. The details about the new connections were devised by Rajasthan Power Minister G S Khinvsar...
  • Rajasthan government transfers 15 RPS officers March 1, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Saturday transferred 15 senior Rajasthan Police Service officers, an official in Jaipur said. The Additional Superintendents of Police were transferred in Hanumangarh, Pratapgarh, Tonk and Sawaimadhopur districts, he said. Meanwhile, Vishwanath Heeremath was appointed as the chairman of Rajasthan state electricity regulatory board, an official statement issued in Jaipur said. The government...
  • Rajasthan Government's compensation to farmers insufficient: Congress March 1, 2014

    Alleging that Rajasthan Government was not providing relief to all farmers who had suffered losses due to the recent hailstorms, Congress on Saturday demanded more villages be covered under the state's compensation package. Former Pradesh Congress Committee president Chandrabhan said standing crops in close to 22,000 villages had been damaged in...
  • Government to accord state heritage status to ship of deserts February 25, 2014

    Rajasthan government plans to accord state heritage status to the camel, even as it expressed concerns over the animal's depleting population, crucial for the desert state. Taking serious note of slaughter and smuggling of the "ship of desert", the state is also contemplating legislation to protect the animal. "Number of camels is...
  • Vasundhara Raje government to release 150 convicts February 22, 2014

    Rajasthan government has decided to release 150 convicted prisoners before time on ground of good behavior, age factor and serious ailments.The government also decided to commute the term of punishment of around 3,500 prisoners. The 150 prisoners who have completed twothirds of punishment and have conducted themselves well or are suffering...
  • Vasundhara's cabinet decides to make Bharatpur a Municipal Corporation February 19, 2014

    Bharatpur Municipal Council will now be a Municipal Corporation, Rajasthan government announced on Tuesday. The state cabinet which met in Bharatpur after a 11day tour of the division took the decision to make the town a Municipal Corporation. Separate 'gaupalan' (cattle care) department, effective provisions to check cattle smuggling for slaughtering,...
  • Vasundhara Raje goes local, begins 11day functioning from divisional level February 10, 2014

    Rajasthan government will function from the divisional headquarters in Bharatpur for a few days, in a novel initiative to focus and address local level issues. Under the initiative, the government on Sunday started its functioning for 11 days from Bharatpur. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, ministers and senior officers reached Bharatpur district...
  • 15 IAS officers transferred in yet another reshuffle in Rajasthan February 9, 2014

    Rajasthan government has transferred fifteen IAS officers in the state including the Bikaner Divisional Commissioner and CEO of Jaipur Municipal Corporation. The new commissioner of Bikaner division is now Subir Kumar who was the State Mission Director for Livelihood projects, an order released on Saturday by the Department of Personnel said. Lal...
  • Seed Vigilance Committee to be set up in Rajasthan February 6, 2014

    The Rajasthan government will set up a Seed Vigilance Committee to ensure qualitative and quantitative availability of seeds to farmers, the state Assembly was informed on Monday. The Committee will take up complaints on poor quality seeds distributed to farmers in last three years and report to the government, Agriculture Minister...
  • 12yearold deafmute girl delivers baby; government orders probe January 27, 2014

    A minor deaf and dumb tribal girl delivered a baby boy in Banswara district of Rajasthan, prompting the district administration to order a probe. The 12yearold girl, who studies in Class V at a government residential school for the deaf and dumb, prematurely delivered the baby boy in an ambulance before...
  • Thorough probe will be done in Sikar jail firing incident: Gulab Chand Kataria January 27, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Monday assured the state Assembly that firing incident inside the Sikar jail would be investigated properly. on Sunday, a notorious criminal Raju Theth was shot at by another inmate Subhas Moond inside the Sikar jail. Panchayti Raj and Rural Development Minister Gulab Chand Katariaassured the House that the government...
  • Rajasthan government to begin special drive to curb drug use among youngsters December 26, 2013

    Concerned over illicit use of drug among youths, Rajasthan government is going to run a special drive across the state to curb the menace. The decision was taken at a highlevel joint meeting of medical and health, education and social justice departments in Jaipur. "A joint campaign will be carried out across...
  • State govt asks officials to identify projects to be done in 2 months December 23, 2013

    The Rajasthan government has asked officials of various departments to identify 11 projects each that can be done in two months and make a presentation on them before Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, a state minister said. "Each department will identify 11 works and those works will be done in two months....