Tag: Rajasthan government

Rajasthan government to provide interest-free loan to street vendors

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government has introduced a scheme to provide interest-free loan up to Rs 50,000 to street vendors, people in the age group of 18-40 years working in the service sector and unemployed of urban areas hit by Covid-19-induced financial crisis. In compliance with the budget announcement made by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, the […]

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 […]

Rajasthan government, Gujjars agree upon 14 points of reservation demand

NEW DELHI: A delegation of Gujjar leaders on Saturday held talks with the Rajasthan government following which a consensus was reached on 14 points of the reservation demand made by the community. Gujjar leader Colonel Kirori Singh Bainsla, however, was not present in the meeting. The development comes amid an agitation call given by the […]

Rajasthan Cabinet approves new tourism policy

NEW DELHI:The Rajasthan Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new tourism policy besides deciding to keep a portion of legislators’ salary for contribution to the Chief Minister’s COVID care fund. The new tourism policy proposes to constitute a state tourism advisory committee under the chairmanship of the chief minister, a government statement said. It also proposed […]

Rajasthan government to pay migrant workers’ train fare

NEW DELHI:The Rajasthan government on Monday said it will pay the train fare for migrant workers heading home amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown. Chief minister Ashok Gehlot said the state government took the decision following directions from Congress president Sonia Gandhi. “On the directions of Congress president Sonia Gandhi ji, we have decided that the state […]

After Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan government weighs reserving 75% private jobs for locals

NEW DELHI: The Rajasthan government is mulling the possibility of providing 75 per cent reservation to local people in private jobs, an official said here on Monday. He said various government departments would hold a brainstorming session on it soon. “The proposal is in the initial stage. A brainstorming session will be held with stakeholders […]

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 […]

Rajasthan government transfers 68 IAS officers

JAIPUR: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Rajasthan government Tuesday transferred 68 IAS officers, including 27 collectors, as per a release of the Department of Personnel. Various officers who were given posting in the previous reshuffle that took place last week were given additional charge of departments or were transferred again. Senior IAS officer of […]

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