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CM Vasundhara Raje presented Rajasthan annual budget for FY 2017-18

Mar 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

No new tax was introduced in name of VAT, Luxury Tax, Entertainment Tax and Entry Tax except an increase of VAT on the cigarette, which was increased by 15%.

RAHAT medical project launched in Rajasthan

Feb 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

A private hospital in Rajasthan has launched a new medical project to provide quick and effective treatment to patients suffering from heart attacks in the remote and rural areas of the state.

Water Conservation may become part of syllabus

Feb 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Authority has sent a proposal to Rajasthan state government to include water conservation lessons in the state syllabus.

Rajasthan and Telangana win eGov awards

Feb 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The CSI-Nihilent e-Gov awards 2017 recognised Rajasthan and Telangana as the ‘Winners of the Excellence’ under the state category.

Rajasthan High Court strikes down SBC quota for Gujjars, 5 other communities

Dec 11, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The reservations to Gujjars were granted by the state after it witnessed violence several times since 2007 during the Gujjar agitation.

Airtel launches India’s first Payments Bank in Rajasthan

Nov 25, 2016
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Aadhaar based paperless e-KYC, with no extra documents, is required to open the account. Customer's Airtel mobile number would be his/her bank account number.

Global Rajasthan Agritech meet begins in Jaipur

Nov 10, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Australia, Netherland and Israel will be international partners of the meet. The representatives of these countries will share details about their new technology and agricultural activities with the attending farmers.

Rajasthan HC dissolves state’s OBC Commission

Oct 23, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The order was passed by the court while hearing a writ petition moved by Samata Andolan that challenged the OBC Commission's establishment through an executive order.

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

Jul 7, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 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

Jun 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 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

May 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 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

Apr 10, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 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

Apr 1, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 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

Mar 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 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

Jan 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 14 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

Nov 21, 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

Nov 21, 2015
Important for Exam: 29 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

Nov 6, 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

Nov 4, 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

Oct 14, 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

Oct 10, 2015
Important for Exam: 8 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

Sep 23, 2015
Important for Exam: 13 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

Sep 22, 2015
Important for Exam: 19 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)

Sep 11, 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

Aug 26, 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

Aug 26, 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

Jun 23, 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

Jun 3, 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

May 5, 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

May 4, 2015
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

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

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