Tag: Rajasthan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan joins Congress-led Bharat Jodo Yatra in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Reserve Bank of India’s former governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday joined Rahul Gandhi during the Congress-led Bharat Jodo Yatra in Rajasthan. The Bharat Jodo Yatra, which started from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7, is passing through Rajasthan. The yatra will complete 100 days on Friday. The yatra resumed from the Bhadoti area […]

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, […]

Money in NPS belongs to people, can’t go back to state governments as per law: Nirmala Sitharaman

SHIMLA: India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the money in the National Pension Scheme (NPS) belongs to individual contributors and as per law, state governments cannot get it back. Responding to queries on restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), Sitharaman clarified at a press conference that Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh governments that are […]

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 […]

16 new airports are to be built in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra

NEW DELHI:India’s Civil Aviation Minister : Jyotiraditya M. Scindia has stressed on the need of better integration among all stakeholders, particularly States and UTs, for the success of PM-Gati Shakti. Addressing the PM-Gati Shakti Conference(Virtual) for the Central Zone. Scindia said that the success of PM Gati Shakti will catalyse the multi-model connectivity in the […]

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 […]

Five more states get additional borrowing of Rs. 2,094 crore

NEW DELHI: Reform linked additional borrowing permissions are stimulating reforms in Power Sector in the states. As a part of reform process, five more states namely, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand have successfully met the target set by the Ministry of Power for reduction in Aggregate Technical & Commercial (AT&C) losses or achieved the […]

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 […]

Bird flu: Modi government asks all states to be prepared for any eventuality

NEW DELHI:The Narendra Modi (Centre) on Thursday said bird flu has been confirmed only in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh so far, but all states should be prepared for any eventuality. States have been told to ensure sufficient stock of PPE kits and accessories required for culling operations. They have also been asked […]

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