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Rajasthan becomes first state to introduce minimum wages for part-time workers

Published on: 07-JUL-2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

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 Government launches Mobile App RajVayu on Air Quality Index

Published on: 08-JUN-2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Rajasthan becomes first state in country to launch such app for sharing information about air quality index of cities.

Justice Navin Sinha sworn in as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court

Published on: 16-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

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.

Rajasthan Urban Land (Certification of Titles) Bill, 2016 passed

Published on: 10-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The landmark legislation will provide statutory backing to land records, effectively guaranteeing land and property ownership.

Kachabali village became first liquor-free village in Rajasthan

Published on: 01-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

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.

World Bank approved $250 million loan to Support Electricity Distribution Sector Reforms in Rajasthan

Published on: 28-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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.

Rajasthan inked deal with Cairn India to provide clean drinking water in Barmer

Published on: 08-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

As per the agreement, water plants will be established and maintained to provide clean drinking water to more than 800 villages in Barmer.

Rajasthan Government signed 295 MoUs attracting 3.3 lakh crore rupees investment

Published on: 21-NOV-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

The Energy sector got MoUs worth 190000 crore rupees followed by Petroleum with 77657 crore rupees worth MoUs.

Rajasthan, South Australia signed Sister-State Agreement

Published on: 21-NOV-2015
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The agreement was signed by South Australia Trade and Investment Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

Rajasthan government launched the Agro-Processing and Agri-Marketing Promotion Policy 2015

Published on: 06-NOV-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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.

Rajasthan Government relaxed two-child policy for government employees

Published on: 04-NOV-2015
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

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.

Rajasthan government signed 27 MoUs under Housing for All scheme

Published on: 14-OCT-2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Out of these 27 MoUs, 14 MoUs were for promoting housing projects with an investment of 9273 crore rupees.

Rajasthan Government unveiled Rajasthan Startup Policy 2015

Published on: 10-OCT-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The policy was launched with an aim to establish 50 incubator organizations in next five years.

Two Bills on Reservations to Specially & Economically Backward Classes passed in Rajasthan Assembly

Published on: 23-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

While Specially Backward Classes (SBC) were given 5 percent, Economically Backward Classes (EBC) were given 14 percent reservation.

Rajasthan Assembly passed Rajasthan Vexation Litigation Prevention Bill 2015

Published on: 22-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

With this Rajasthan became the fifth state in India after Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Madhya Pradesh to pass such legislation.

Rajasthan first state to submit Annual Action Plan under Atal Mission (AMRUT)

Published on: 11-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

AMRUT targets universal coverage in respect of water supply connections, sewerage connections and urban transport to all urban households in the state.

Rajasthan Government and FCEL inked agreement to launch Annapurna Bhandar Yojana

Published on: 26-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Annapurna Bhandars will emerge as malls in rural areas of Rajasthan and in the first phase, the scheme would be operational through five thousand Fair Price Shops.

Rajasthan Government approved Arogya Rajasthan campaign

Published on: 26-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

During this three-month campaign, health data of residents will be collected and compiled. The residents would be issued health cards based on spot diagnoses.

Rajasthan topped the list of States commissioning grid connected Solar Power projects

Published on: 23-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Gujarat, which remained the undisputed leader in solar energy generation till 2014, came second with an installed capacity of 1000MW.

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje inaugurated Phase 1A of Jaipur Metro Rail Services

Published on: 03-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

In the first phase, the metro will run on 9.6 kilometer stretch and cover nine stations from residential area Mansarovar to business hub in Chandpole.

Rajasthan Government signed deal with NHM, UNICEF & GAIN to counter malnourishment

Published on: 05-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Initially, the programme will be implemented in thirteen districts in which more than 10000 children have been identified as malnourished.

Cow-urine refinery inaugurated at Pathmeda village for research on cow products

Published on: 04-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

For the research on cow products, a scientific approach will be adopted for Indian traditional system of medicine.

Rajasthan Government opened women milk bank Jeevan Dhara in Jaipur

Published on: 01-APR-2015
Important for Exam: 77 people agreed

The state Government launched the bank in collaboration with Norwegian government and JK Lon Hospital.

ASKeA in Tonk district decided to end its 150 year old tradition of sacrificing camel

Published on: 07-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

ASKeA in Tonk district on 6 October 2014 decided to end its tradition of sacrificing camel.

Rajasthan became first Indian state to start Olive refinery

Published on: 04-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 292 people agreed

Rajasthan became first Indian state to start olive refinery. The refinery is located in Lunkaransar area of Bikaner.

Rajasthan became first State to ratify NJAC Bill, 2014

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 122 people agreed

Rajasthan became the first Indian state to ratify the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2014.

Rajasthan HC ordered end of caste based discrimination at crematoriums

Published on: 11-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Rajasthan HC ordered to stop discrimination on caste basis in cremation at various crematoriums in Jaipur and asked JMC to submit an action taken report.

Rajasthan government reduced probation period of employees on higher posts to one year

Published on: 26-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Rajasthan government reduced the probation period in direct recruitment of its employees on higher posts from two to one year on 25 August 2014.

Rajasthan Government re-launched Bhamashah scheme to empower woman

Published on: 16-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Rajasthan Government declared Camel as the State animal

Published on: 02-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 106 people agreed

Rajasthan Government declared Camel as the State animal to check the declining number of camels in the state.

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