Tag: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan government to roll out health insurance coverage scheme on May 1

JAIPUR: Rajasthan will roll out its ambitious universal health insurance coverage scheme on May 1, the registration process for which will start from April 1, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Saturday. Under the scheme, announced in the state budget for 2021-22 by Gehlot, every family will get an insurance cover of Rs five lakh […]

Ashok Gehlot clears proposal to make marriage registration process simpler in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Additional district marriage registration officers and block marriage registration officers will be appointed according to requirements and the process of marriage registration will be simplified in Rajasthan. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved a proposal for the necessary amendments to the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act 2009, according to a release issued by […]

Making efforts to fulfil promises made to Rajasthan people: Ashok Gehlot

JAIPUR:Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the government is aware of its promises made to the people of the state and is making sincere efforts to implement them. Gehlot on Friday held a review meeting with the council of ministers. In the meeting, Home Minister of Chhattisgarh Tamradhwaj Sahu and MP from Punjab Amar […]

Ashok Gehlot holds meeting over MGNREGA, rural road projects

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said construction labourer card should be issued to such people who have completed 90 days of work under the MGNREGA scheme. This will provide facilities of various social security schemes, including accident insurance and health treatment, Gehlot said in a statement. He instructed the officials that implementation […]

Rajasthan ministers allocated portfolios

JAIPUR: Newly inducted Rajasthan ministers have been allocated portfolios, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot assigning nine departments, including the key finance and home, to himself. According to the orders issued by the Cabinet Secretariat here, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has been given the charge of public works, rural development, panchayati raj, science and technology […]

17 of 23 members in Ashok Gehlot’s Cabinet first-time ministers

JAIPUR: Seventeen of the 23 members of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s expanded council of ministers are first-time ministers, sources in the Congress said on Monday. The 23 ministers, including one from Congress ally Rashtriya Lok Dal, were sworn in at the Raj Bhavan here. Of the total, 13 are cabinet ministers and 10 ministers […]

After Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, now Rajasthan waives farm loans

NEW DELHI: Two days after being sworn in, the Congress government in Rajasthan on Wednesday waived short-term crop loans from cooperative banks and loans of up to Rs 2 lakh taken by farmers from other banks. “This will put a burden of Rs. 18,000 crore on the exchequer,” Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot told reporters in […]

Ashok Gehlot sworn in as Rajasthan Chief Minister

JAIPUR: Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot was on Monday sworn in as the chief minister of Rajasthan at a ceremony here, while Sachin Pilot took oath as a cabinet minister. The party announced that Pilot will be the state’s deputy chief minister. Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office to Gehlot and Pilot […]

Ashok Gehlot to be Rajasthan Chief Minister, Sachin Pilot his deputy

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday named Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan’s next chief minister and Sachin Pilot his deputy after party president Rahul Gandhi successfully brokered peace between the veteran leader and his younger colleague following several rounds of discussions. After Congress’ observer to the state K C Venugopal made the announcement at a media […]

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