Government of Rajasthan Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajasthan Legislative Assembly passes Rajasthan Municipality (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Rajasthan Municipality (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was recently passed by the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly to declare the entire Walled City area in Jaipur as a ‘no construction zone’. Under the new Act, the state government will get the right to declare a particular area of the urban bodies of the state as No-construction zone to ..


Jan Soochna Portal Launched in Rajasthan

The government of Rajasthan has launched the Jan Soochna Portal to enhance transparency and accountability and empower the right of the people to seek information. The portal is developed under the RAJasthan Innovation Vision (RAJIV). Jan Soochna Portal The portal creates a streamlined system for public information to prevent anomalies and corruption. The portal provides ..



No more house and staff for life to Ex-CMs in Rajasthan

In a landmark decision, the Rajasthan High Court based at Jaipur has quashed a 2017 law which allowed ex-chief ministers of Rajasthan to avail government accommodation and be helped by 10 staff for their entire lives. What has happened? A special division bench of the Rajasthan High Court headed by Chief Justice Ravindra Bhat has ..


Rajasthan Labour Reforms

The labour reforms initiated by the government of Rajasthan have spurred growth in Rajasthan’s MSME sector. What were the Reforms? In 2014-15 the government of Rajasthan amended four labour laws: The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The Factories Act, 1948. The Apprentices Act (1961). Changes brought in by ..


Rajasthan government to recognise political prisoners held in jails during emergency as ‘Loktantra Sainani’

The Rajasthan government has decided to recognize political prisoners held in jails during emergency 1975-77 as ‘Loktantra Sainani’. The state Cabinet has decided to change the name of Rajasthan Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) and Defence of India Rules (DIR) 2008 to the Rajasthan Loktantra Sainani samman Nidhi 2008. So far, only those persons ..