Innovations ensure food supply to needy during pandemic

News: The innovations adopted by the Rajasthan government’s Food and Civil Supplies Department have ensured food supply to the poor and needy people across the State during the COVID-19 pandemic. Facts: Rajasthan Government procured a record 22 lakh tonnes of wheat and has ensured Free distribution of foodgrains benefited 4.46 crore people registered under the… Continue reading Innovations ensure food supply to needy during pandemic

Natesa of Rajasthan temple returns to India

News: Natesa, a rare sandstone idol has been retrieved after 22 years by the Rajasthan police after it was smuggled to the UK. Facts: Natesa: It is a rare sandstone idol from the Pratihara Style of Rajasthan. It is originally from the Ghateswar Temple at Baroli, Rajasthan. Features: The sandstone Natesa figure stands tall at… Continue reading Natesa of Rajasthan temple returns to India

Rajasthan to get first biotech park soon

News:Rajasthan will soon get its first biotechnology park and incubation centre as memorandum of understanding will be signed with the Centre’s Department of Biotechnology. Facts: About the Biotech Park in Rajasthan: The Biotech park and incubation centre is expected to enable the State government to take up research in the field of biotechnology and provide… Continue reading Rajasthan to get first biotech park soon

Rajasthan bags four prizes for job guarantee scheme

News:Rajasthan has bagged four prizes for its performance under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme(MGNREGA). Facts: About the awards: The prizes were given to the Zila Parishad officials and panchayat representatives of Kota, Dungarpur, Bhilwara and Jaisalmer districts. The achievements of the Panchayati Raj bodies in the NREGA works included construction of watershed structures, strengthening… Continue reading Rajasthan bags four prizes for job guarantee scheme

Rajasthan launches new higher education model

Rajasthan government has launched a new higher education model called as Resource Assistance for Colleges with Excellence(RACE). This new higher education model will help in distribution of faculties and movable assets among the government colleges at the district level to rationalise the availability of resources. The model will also create a pool for sharing of… Continue reading Rajasthan launches new higher education model

Bills against lynching, honour killing passed

The Rajasthan Assembly has passed Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019, and the Rajasthan Prohibition of Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances in the Name of Honour and Tradition Bill, 2019. Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019 defines lynching as an act of violence, whether spontaneous or planned, by a mob on the grounds… Continue reading Bills against lynching, honour killing passed

Rajasthan nod to Ayushman Bharat

The Rajasthan government has given an official go ahead to implement the Central government’s flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana(AB-PMJAY). AB-PMJAY will be integrated with Rajasthan’s existing state health scheme,Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana(BSBY). Rajasthan is currently providing benefits to 97 lakh families under the state scheme.This leaves only Delhi,Telangana,Odisha and West… Continue reading Rajasthan nod to Ayushman Bharat

About 150 Great Indian Bustards in Jaisalmer area of desert park: Report

According to Rajasthan state forest department,there are 150 Great Indian Bustards (GIBs) in the Jaisalmer area of the Desert National Park (DNP) in Thar,Rajasthan.This was submitted following a directive of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). Earlier,NGT had directed the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) to submit the report in two months on a… Continue reading About 150 Great Indian Bustards in Jaisalmer area of desert park: Report