Vasundhara Raje Scindia, Chief Minister of Rajasthan
The government schools in Rajasthan will now hold parents-teachers meeting four times in a year, state Education Minister Vasudev Devnani said today. "Four parents-teachers meeting will be held in a year in the government schools of the state, and one will be for mothers only," the Minister said at a public function here. He said that the all India ranking of the state in the education sector has improved from 21 to 5 in the last three years and "the situation would further improve in years to come". "The confidence of people in the government schools got a boost due the various initiatives taken by the Rajasthan government for the education sector. Enrollments in the government schools are increasing and the result is also improving," he said.
Make people aware of govt schemes: Raje to officials
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje today asked the officials to make the people aware of the details of various government schemes so that they can avail of their benefits. Chairing review meetings of budget announcements related with different departments, Raje said that several beneficiaries fail to take advantages of schemes just because they are not literate or aware of the schemes so the officers should ensure that no beneficiary is left uncovered with the benefits of the schemes. She also directed the officers to clear the pendening cases of labour registration, regular verification of beneficiaries of various social sector schemes on yearly basis, efforts to curb malnutrition, improvement in old age homes among others. Ministers and officers of the departments of labour, employment and skill development, technical education, social justice and empowerment, tribal area development, medical and health education departments were present.
Rajasthan: Vasundhara Raje lauds Modi Govt for Demonetisation, GST
Demonetisation has “hammered hard on corruption” and the GST implementation has brought a positive change in the economy, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Thursday, lauding 3 years of Modi government at Centre. Congratulating the NDA government for completion of three years, Raje while addressing a gathering in Jhalawar district today said that India has established its identity as a super power on a global platform. She said that three years of efforts made for uplift of villages, poor
and farmers has brought a paradigm change, adding that historic decision of demonetisation has hammered hard on corruption. She added that banking integration and GST implementation have brought a positive change in the economy. Raje said the union government has given an accountable governance to the people of the country, adding the recent electoral win in Uttar Pradesh is an example of faith that people have in the governance. She said at a time when the world is reeling under recession, India is on continuous path of economic growth under the effective policies and management of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India’s emergence in the field of culture, politics, diplomacy and economy is an important achievement of the Centre in last three years, she said adding that the country’s strong relationship with the USA, Afghanistan and other nations has established its image on the global platform. Meanwhile, Raje on Thursday announced a package Rs 24.25 lakh for construction of roads and bridges in Jhalawar district. She also announced to provide international standard medical facilities at SRG Hospital in Jhalawar. State government is making efforts to make available health facilities in rural areas so that people don’t have to come to Jaipur, Raje said while inaugurating medical services.
MOUs signed for 21 projects worth RS 955.37 crore
Memorandum of understanding (MoUs) for 21 projects worth Rs 955.37 crores were signed on Thursday at Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM) in Kota. The projects are for Private SubMarket Yards; Agro Processing Industries; Agri-Cluster including Cold Chain and Animal Husbandry. These projects will provide direct employment to 9,488 persons and indirect employment to 17,850 persons. On the occasion, chief minister Vasundhara Raje said she appreciate the inspirational, upwardly mobile and enthusiastic young farmers who believed in innovation and use of new technologies. She said value of project in terms of cost is not important, what important is the entrepreneurial approach of setting up agriculture related units. The chief minister further said huge footfall was witnessed in past two days at GRAM which is a reflection of event's success. The farmers were standing to gain by attending 'Jajam Baithak', observing new technologies in 'Smart Farm' and exhibitions. There are eight projects under Private Sub-Market Yards which will be set up at a cost of Rs 483 crore. It is expected thjat the project will generate employment for 11,360 people. The projects will be located at Udaipur, Kota, Bundi, Talera(Bundi), Baran, Sundlak (Baran ), Bikaner; village Ridmalsar (Sri Ganganagar) and Ramganj Mandi (Kota ). Another eight projects for Agro Processing will be set up at a cost of Rs 353.81 crore which will provide employment to 7,998 persons. These projects will be set up at Kota, Baran, Jaipur, Sikar, Banswara . There are four projects for Agri-Cluster including Cold Chain which will be set up at a cost of Rs 78.56 crore and will employ 7,580 persons. These projects will be located at Dholpur; Bundi, Bikaner . Similarly, there is one project for Dairy Farm (for A2 milk, Ice-cream and Ghee) that will be set up at a cost of Rs 40 crore and employ 400 persons. State agriculture minister Prabhu Lal Saini said 38 MOUs worth Rs 4,400 crore were inked in 'GRAM 2016'. Of these, 25 projects were under active implementation.
Vasundhara Raje Scindia, Chief Minister of Rajasthan
Vasudev Devnani, Minister of State for primary and secondary education, Government of Rajasthan