Tag: Ashok Gehlot

Inflation, unemployment have broken backs of people, says Ashok Gehlot

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday alleged that skyrocketing inflation and rising unemployment had broken the back of the people of India. Gehlot was addressing a public meeting in support of Anil Sharma, the Congress candidate in Sardarshahar where Assembly bypolls are to be held on December 5. Targeting the BJP-ruled central government, […]

Ashok Gehlot seeks suggestions from people for next budget in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday sought suggestions from the common people for the next year’s budget, which he said will be dedicated to the youth. Gehlot also holds the finance portfolio. “It has been decided to dedicate the budget of the upcoming financial year 2023-24 to the youth. Your suggestions are important […]

CIL to set up 1190 MW solar power project in Rajasthan

NEW DELHI: As part of its diversification programme for clean coal energy, Coal India Limited (CIL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RRVUNL), for developing a solar power project of 1190 MW today in Jaipur in presence of Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister for Coal, Mines & Parliamentary Affairs and Ashok […]

Rajasthan government hasn’t given any preferential treatment to Adani: Rahul Gandhi

TURUVEKERE: A day after Gautam Adani pledged huge investments in Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday the Congress government in the state has not given any preferential treatment to the industrialist and asserted that he is not against corporates but monopolies. Addressing a press conference here, Gandhi also said if the Rajasthan government gives business […]

Ashok Gehlot woos investors; says Rajasthan has friendly government policies

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday pitched the state as a favourable investment destination that has friendly government policies, excellent road infrastructure, skilled labour, as well as better law and order. In his address at the inaugural session of the two-day ‘Invest Rajasthan’ Summit here, Gehlot highlighted that there has been an improvement […]

Gautam Adani announces investment worth Rs 65,000 crore in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Richest Asian Gautam Adani on Friday announced a Rs 65,000 crore investment in Rajasthan over the next 5 to 7 years in setting up a mega 10,000 MW solar power capacity, expanding cement plant and upgrading Jaipur airport. The investment by ports-to-energy conglomerate that Adani heads also spans city gas infrastructure for retailing CNG […]

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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