The state government of Rajasthan has passed a bill that increased the reservation quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 21 per cent to 26 per cent. The Backward Classes Bill will provide reservation to the five ‘most backward’ OBC communities.
The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje has opened up the expansion of Annapurna Rasoi Yojna in all the 191 urban areas of the state. She also flagged off 50 Annapurna vans on the occasion at Ajmer.
Rajasthan has become the first state to incorporate skill development programme in the higher education. The state’s Department of College Education in collaboration with IGNOU has prepared 16 courses for entrepreneurship and skill development for colleges in the state.
During his visit to Udaipur, Modi also laid the foundation stone of national highway projects worth around Rs 15000 crore in the state.
Earlier, Jat community of these two districts, namely Dholpur and Bharatpur, were deprived of the quota benefits of OBC category by the High Court on 10 August 2015.
The minimum qualifications for the primary committee members will be class VIII. For district-level committees, it will be Class X.
The Rajasthan government will be launching district-level action plans to reduce the infant mortality rate in the state.
No new tax was introduced in name of VAT, Luxury Tax, Entertainment Tax and Entry Tax except an increase of VAT on the cigarette, which was increased by 15%.
A private hospital in Rajasthan has launched a new medical project to provide quick and effective treatment to patients suffering from heart attacks in the remote and rural areas of the state.
The Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Authority has sent a proposal to Rajasthan state government to include water conservation lessons in the state syllabus.
The CSI-Nihilent e-Gov awards 2017 recognised Rajasthan and Telangana as the ‘Winners of the Excellence’ under the state category.
The reservations to Gujjars were granted by the state after it witnessed violence several times since 2007 during the Gujjar agitation.
Aadhaar based paperless e-KYC, with no extra documents, is required to open the account. Customer's Airtel mobile number would be his/her bank account number.
Australia, Netherland and Israel will be international partners of the meet. The representatives of these countries will share details about their new technology and agricultural activities with the attending farmers.
The order was passed by the court while hearing a writ petition moved by Samata Andolan that challenged the OBC Commission's establishment through an executive order.
As per the notification, it becomes mandatory to pay 50% of the prescribed a day minimum wage to a person who works for less than four hours in a day. With the notification, part time workers now come under the Minimum Wages Act 1948.
Rajasthan becomes first state in country to launch such app for sharing information about air quality index of cities.
Sinha was appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee as per provisions Article 222 of Constitution after following recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) T.S. Thakur.
The landmark legislation will provide statutory backing to land records, effectively guaranteeing land and property ownership.
The poll was the result of a campaign that started on Republic Day in 2016, led by the women of the village. The campaign was led by Geeta, the sarpanch, under whose guidance a voting session had also been organised on 29 February 2016.
The loan was granted to support the government of Rajasthan in improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector under the State’s 24x7 Power for All program.
As per the agreement, water plants will be established and maintained to provide clean drinking water to more than 800 villages in Barmer.
The Energy sector got MoUs worth 190000 crore rupees followed by Petroleum with 77657 crore rupees worth MoUs.
The agreement was signed by South Australia Trade and Investment Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
The Agriculture Department of Rajasthan Government will be the nodal department for the policy and Rajasthan State Agricultural marketing Board will act as nodal agency for the policy.
As per the decision, the state government employees, already having two children from previous marriage, will now be allowed to have one child in case of a remarriage.
Out of these 27 MoUs, 14 MoUs were for promoting housing projects with an investment of 9273 crore rupees.
The policy was launched with an aim to establish 50 incubator organizations in next five years.
While Specially Backward Classes (SBC) were given 5 percent, Economically Backward Classes (EBC) were given 14 percent reservation.
With this Rajasthan became the fifth state in India after Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Madhya Pradesh to pass such legislation.