Va­sund­hara Raje Scin­dia, Chief Min­is­ter of Ra­jasthan

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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

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