Rajasthan Chief Minister Unveils Progressive Initiatives for State’s Development
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot revealed a series of transformative initiatives designed to enhance the state’s well-being and growth. These initiatives encompass various domains such as cultural heritage preservation, infrastructure development, agricultural expansion, social support, and gender equality.
Gehlot announced plans to revive the Ramgarh Dam through the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project, expand the Annapurna Ration Kit scheme, enhance the Chiranjeevi Jeevan Rakshak Yojana, introduce the Indira Gandhi Smartphone Yojana, and honor the Rajasthan Police Force with the “Rajasthan Police Panchsati Medal.” The announcement also included a fundamental shift in the promotion process within the police department, emphasizing a time-bound Departmental Promotion Committee approach.
What initiatives did Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot unveil for Rajasthan’s development?
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot introduced a range of initiatives, including the revival of the Ramgarh Dam, expansion of the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project, augmentation of social support through the Annapurna Ration Kit scheme, enhancements to the Chiranjeevi Jeevan Rakshak Yojana, introduction of the Indira Gandhi Smartphone Yojana, and the creation of the “Rajasthan Police Panchsati Medal” to honor the police force’s dedication.
Why is the Ramgarh Dam important for Jaipur’s identity?
The Ramgarh Dam holds significance for Jaipur’s identity due to its vital role in the region’s water supply. It is also linked to the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project aimed at revitalizing the dam and developing a comprehensive drinking water scheme for districts like Jaipur and Alwar.
How does the expansion of the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project benefit farmers?
The expansion of the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project involves the addition of 53 dams across various districts, benefiting around 11 lakh farmers in 13 assembly constituencies. This expansion is supported by a budget increase of Rs 1665 crore.
What is the objective of the Indira Gandhi Smartphone Yojana?
The Indira Gandhi Smartphone Yojana aims to bridge the digital divide and promote gender equality by providing smartphones to 40 lakh girls and women in its initial phase. The initiative is intended to empower women with access to digital resources.
How does the Chiranjeevi Jeevan Rakshak Yojana contribute to society?
The Chiranjeevi Jeevan Rakshak Yojana incentivizes timely assistance to road accident victims, saving lives. With an increased honorarium of Rs 10,000, this program acknowledges and rewards individuals who contribute to life-saving efforts during accidents.
What is the significance of the “Rajasthan Police Panchsati Medal”?
The “Rajasthan Police Panchsati Medal” honors the dedication and valor of the Rajasthan Police Force on the state’s 75th year of independence. It will be bestowed upon all police personnel, from constables to the Director General of Police, commemorating 75 years of the police force’s formation.
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