Articles tagged under: Rajasthan

PM Modi dedicates and lays foundation stone for National Highway projects in Udaipur

August 29, 2017

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that his government is fully committed to timely completion of work. The PM was speaking at an event in Udaipur in Rajasthan today to mark the inauguration and Bhoomi Poojan for National Highways projects worth Rs 15,100 crores in the state. Shri Modi inaugurated 12 National Highways projects worth Rs 5610 crores and did Bhoomi Poojan for 11 projects worth Rs 9490 crores. Speaking on the occasion the Prime Minister expressed happine...Read More

GSRTC AC Volvo Ahmedabad – Nathdwara and Rajkot – Jaipur bus services from February 18

February 17, 2017
GSRTC AC Volvo Ahmedabad – Nathdwara and Rajkot – Jaipur bus services from February 18

Ahmedabad: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) today announced launching of two AC Volvo luxury bus interstate service connecting Gujarat and Rajasthan. According to GSRTC statement, Rajkot - Jaipur and Ahmedabad - Nathdwara AC Volvo bus services will start tomorrow(February 18). Rajkot - Jaipur AC Volvo bus will leave Rajkot at 3.00 pm and reach Jaipur at 7.30 am next day. In return journey, Jaipur - Rajkot AC Volvo bus will leave Jaipur at 6.20 pm and reach Rajkot at 8.00...Read More

Rajatshan Govt tries to assure Gujjars on quota after stir threat

December 23, 2016
Rajatshan Govt tries to assure Gujjars on quota after stir threat

Jaipur: With Gujjars threatening to launch a fresh agitation for quota, Rajasthan government has assured the communities under the special backward classes that it would go for appropriate solution within the framework of law to protect their interest. The Rajasthan High Court had on December 9 struck down Special Backward Classes quota given to Gujjars and five other communities by the state government as the total reservation exceeded the permissible limit of 50 per cent. "State Governme...Read More

Breakfast for Rs 5, dinner Rs 8: Rajasthan govt launches ‘Annapurna Rasoi’

December 16, 2016
Breakfast for Rs 5, dinner Rs 8: Rajasthan govt launches ‘Annapurna Rasoi’

Jaipur:On the lines of Amma canteens, Rajasthan government has launched a subsidised meal scheme in which the poor and the needy will get breakfast for Rs 5 and lunch or dinner for Rs 8. 'Annapurna Rasoi' was launched by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at the Jaipur Municipal Corporation campus yesterday by feeding a Dalit and a Gurjar woman. The scheme will be in 12 cities initially and introduced across the state later. Breakfast will include Poha, Upma, Sevaiyan, Idli Sambhar, Jwar Kh...Read More

Rajasthan cops arrest doctor, middleman in Gujarat for sex determination

September 13, 2016
Rajasthan cops arrest doctor, middleman in Gujarat for sex determination

Jaipur:A team of PCPNDT cell of Rajasthan police arrested a doctor and a middleman for allegedly conducting sex determination test in Gujarat. The team carried out a successful decoy operation in a private hospital of Gujarat's Mehsana yesterday and nabbed Dr Jayanti Lal Patel (64) and middleman Neerav Patel (23). They were placed under arrest, a senior official of the medical and health department said. They were produced before a local court where the magistrate remanded them to one-d...Read More

Rajasthan experiments with rain water harvesting

September 06, 2016
Rajasthan experiments with rain water harvesting

Manik Gupta Udaipur:Bringing hope to Rajasthan's back-of-the-beyond villages, a new rainwater conservation scheme here is using a path-breaking approach to increase the water tables in the parched lands. Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan (MJSA), a multi -stakeholder project, which aims to make the remotest of the villages in the state water sufficient, is gaining popularity with locals who are now using water engineering terms like 'anicut' and 'contour trench' in their common parlance. ...Read More

SMS monitoring system for mid-day meals in Rajasthan

August 02, 2016
SMS monitoring system for mid-day meals in Rajasthan

Bundi(Rajasthan): Attempting to usher transparency and remove corruption from mid-day meal distribution, Rajasthan government has initiated an SMS-based system through which meal data will be sent everyday by schools to a toll free number that will be monitored at the state-level. Earlier, the per day mid-day meal data was reported on a monthly basis to the district education department. Under the new system launched today, the mid-day meal in-charge of the school will have to send the m...Read More

Towards M-governance: Rajasthan Chief Minister launches her mobile app

July 24, 2016
Towards M-governance: Rajasthan Chief Minister launches her mobile app

Jaipur, Jul 23 (PTI) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday launched her official mobile app, through which people can get updates on the schemes and programmes run by the government and can also have direct conversation with her. The app has the feature of integrated service delivery and public grievances redressal, facility to upload document or photo, links to other apps of the state government. She exuded confidence that BJP would "retain power" in the next Assembly a...Read More

Jaquar invests Rs 150 cr to expand Rajasthan factory

June 26, 2016

Mumbai: Bath fittings and sanitaryware major Jaquar Group is nearly doubling its manufacturing facility for faucets with an investment of Rs 150 crore as it targets 25 per cent growth in revenues to Rs 3,000 crore this fiscal, a top company official said. "We are expanding our manufacturing facility by 30,000 square meters for faucets in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan, which will be operational by the middle of next year," Rajesh Mehra, the director and promoter of Jaquar Group, told PTI. The facilit...Read More

BJP sweeps all 4 RS seats in Rajasthan, Congress-backed nominee loses

June 11, 2016

Jaipur: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and BJP Vice President O P Mathur and two other party nominees were today elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan in the elections in which Congress-backed independent candidate Kamal Morarka was defeated. While Naidu and Mathur each got 42 votes, ruling BJP's other two candiates Harsh Vardhan, a member of erstwhile Dungarpur royal family, and Ramkumar Verma, a retired RBI official, secured 40 each. Congress-supported Independent candidate and industri...Read More

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