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Rajasthan Budget 2020-21: Everything You Need to Know

February 20, 2020, 5:37 pm

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Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot presenting state budget - 2020-21 in the state assembly on Thursday

Jaipur: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot presented the Budget – 2020-21 in the state legislative assembly on Thursday. He said that the budget is dedicated to seven resolutions. Chief minister announced recruitment of youths for 53,151 posts. The government has not proposed any new tax. The government schools will observe ‘No Bag Day’ on every Saturday. The children will not have to carry school bags and only event related to culture, literature and debates will be organized on Saturdays.

Here the seven resolutions made in the budget:

  • Nirogi Rajasthan (Healthy Rajasthan)
  • Sampanna Kisan (Wealthy farmers)
  • Women, children and elderly welfare
  • Capable labourers, students, youths and farmers
  • Education
  • Water, Electricity and Roads
  • Technology and skill advancement

Here are the complete list of highlights of the budget:

Medical & Health

  • Provision of 14 thousand 533 crore 37 lakhs for Medical and Health related departments
  • Establishment of Nirogi Rajasthan Prabandhan Kosh of Rs 100 crore
  • Early intervention center at district level
  • Strict Action for adulteration, establishment of an Authority, Fast Track Court
  • Upgrading govt. Hospitals of Pipar City and Phalodi as District Hospital
  • Mother and Child Care centre at Osian
  • New Trauma Centers at Sanchor, Sojat city, Lohavat, Taranagar, Balesar and Bhopalgarh
  • New Cancer Registry System
  • MRI/CT Scan facility on PPP mode in District Hospitals, wherever possible
  • PET CT SCAN Machine at Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner
  • Dental Chair with X-ray machine at 150 health establishments
  • Increase of 1000 beds in hospitals

Medical Education

  • Completing construction of 15 new Medical Colleges in next 4 years with exp. of approx Rs 5000 cr.
  • Developing Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer and Bikaner main hospitals as Organ Retrieval Centers
  • New Gastrosurgery, Organ transplantation and Nuclear medicine departments in SMS Medial College, Jaipur
  • New DSA machine worth of Rs 10 cr.
  • New Pediatric Cath Lab at MDM Hospital, Jodhpur
  • G + 8 IPD Block at SMS Hospital, Jaipur with exp. of Rs 28 cr.
  • Proper running of State Cancer Institute at Jaipur
  • Exp. of Rs 57 cr. on various developmental works in MDM Hospital, Jodhpur and Regional Cancer Center with exp. of approx Rs 10 cr

Ayurveda

  • New Homeopathic colleges at Ajmer and Jodhpur with exp. of Rs 18 cr
  • New integrated Aayush Hospital of 50 beds at Sikar with exp. of Rs 4.50 cr

Agriculture

  • Provision of Rs 3 thousand 420 cr. 6 lacs
  • 12500 farm ponds, exp. of Rs 150 cr
  • Provision of `91 crore for micro irrigation facility
  • 25000 Solar Pumps with exp. Rs 267 cr
  • Advance storage of 2 lac ton Urea and 1 lac ton DAP with exp. Rs 30 cr
  • Increase of area under Date farming on 1500 hectare area in next 4 years
  • 100 custom hiring centres with exp. of Rs 8 cr
  • 44 new independent mandi, 100 new Gaun Upaj Mandi

Cooperative

  • Loan worth 1800 cr. distribution to more than 8 lac first time coop. members
  • Rs 534 cr interest subsidy to CCBs
  • 2000 new GSS in next four years
  • 500 selected PACS / LAMPS will be benefited with solar energy
  • 130 new godowns at GSS, KVSS and Upbhokta Bhandar with exp. of Rs 22 cr

Animal Husbandry

  • New Sexed Sorted Semen Scheme, Rs 10 cr
  • Training to 4000 cattle rearers

Women and Child Development

  • A-3 APP for Anganbadi Karyakarata, Asha Sahyogini and ANM
  • Indira Gandhi Mahila Shodh Sansthan at Jaipur
  • Improving quality of Anganbadi Poshahar

SJED

  • Provision of Rs 8 thousand 500 cr. 7 lacs
  • Announcement of Rajasthan Rajya Aarthik Pichhada Board
  • Palanhar Hostels (Half way home) at every divisional headquarter
  • Announcement of Nehru Bal Sanrakhsan Kosh Rs 100 cr.+
  • As next stage to Cochlear implant policy for mandatory hearing screening

Minorities

  • Construction of residential school buildings for minority boys and girls at Masuda and Kaman Block, exp. Rs 41.60 cr
  • Construction of 3 minority girls hostel buildings at Nagaur, Sawai Madhopur and Ladnu
  • 100 bed boys hostel at Jaipur, Rs 5 cr
  • Grant of Rs 5 cr. to Waqf Board

TAD

  • Skill Developmental Centers at Pratapgarh, Dungarpur and Udaipur
  • Increasing capacity of tribal residential schools upto 2400 with exp. of Rs 10 cr
  • Separate cadre for hostel wardens
  • Subsidy of Rs 45000 each to tribal farmers for Solar Pump, Rs 22.50 cr

Youth Affairs and Sports

  • Block and District level games, exp. of Rs 5 cr
  • 500 Sports Coaches on contract, Rs 10 cr annual
  • Increasing DA of sports persons
  • Increasing prize money for Olympics, Asian games and Commonwealth games medal winners

Industry

  • Rajasthan International Exports Expo at Jodhpur
  • New Industrial Areas at Alwar, Churu, Sikar, Jalor, Tonk, Bundi, Bharatpur, Banswara and Udaipur
  • Plug and play facility at SEZ-2 Sitapura Jaipur

Gandhi Smriti

  • Khadi Plaza at Jaipur, Rs 10 cr
  • Financial assistance for computerization of 144 Khadi Institutions and Bunkar Sangh, Exp. of Rs 2 Crore

Mines and Petroleum

  • E-auction of at least 2000 hectare blocks of major minerals and 1000 hectare blocks of minor minerals
  • 3 Petroleum Exploration Licences will be sanctioned
  • New DD Petroleum Office in Barmer
  • Dedicated skill center at Jodhpur and Barmer for Hydrocarbon sector

Rural Development and Panchayat Raj

  • Construction of new office buildings of 57 new PS and 1456 new GPs, as per need

Tourism

  • Developing policy of 'Ease of Traveling in Rajasthan'
  • Announcement of Tourism Development Fund Rs 100 cr
  • Rs 4 cr for renovation of 4 heritage properties of RTDC
  • Training of 1000 State level and 5000 local guides

Education

  • Provision of Rs 39 thousand 524 cr. 27 lacs
  • English Medium Mahatma Gandhi School at remaining each 167 blocks
  • Additional faculty in 200 and additional subject in 300 Senior Higher
  • Secondary Schools as per requirement, Rs 25 crore
  • For physical, mental and intellectual development of students Saturday will be
  • No Bag Day in all govt. schools
  • 66 new KGBV in 3 years, 22 KGBV in first phase

Higher and Technical Education

  • Skill enhancement and employable training (SEET) for skill developmental
  • Rajiv Gandhi E-content Bank for Video lectures in colleges
  • MBM Engineering college, Jodhpur will be upgraded with University level facilities

PHED

  • Provision of Rs 8 thousand 794 cr. 51 lacs
  • Re-structuring works of ` 750 crore for 500 Janta Jal Yojna, Rs 100 cr for year 2020-21
  • Works of total Rs 625 cr will be taken up for 250 villages for drinking water for every household exp. of Rs 160 cr
  • Works of 30 projects in 16 districts will be initiated to provide drinking water for Rural Families, Rs 1350 cr
  • Project of total Rs 165 cr for Jaipur, , Rs 50 cr for year 2020-21

Energy

  • Provision of Rs 18 thousand 530 cr. 75 lacs
  • Development of Ultra Mega Solar Park
  • Establishment of 800 MW Solar Plants at RVUNL power plants
  • Development of green energy city, 300 MW Rooftop Solar Systems in next 5 years
  • Total 50000 Agricultural Electricity connections will be given on priority
  • 2 block electricity in day time to farmer in phased manner, 6 new GSS of 220 KV, 30 new GSS 132 KV and 287 new sub station of 33 KV and increasing capacity of 1500 sub stations, total exp. of Rs 2000 cr.
  • 9 new GSS of 132 KV will be commissioned

PWD

  • Provision of Rs 6 thousand 808 cr. 63 lacs
  • Upgrading 8,663 KM rural roads with exp. of 4,245 cr. by March, 2025 under PMGSY-III
  • Renewal of severely damaged roads with approx. Rs 400 cr.

Transport

  • Mandatory treatment by Private Hospital in case of Accidents
  • Primary Trauma Centre at 40 CHC
  • Chief Minister Sadak Suraksha Award
  • Upgrading Pipad city transport office to DTO
  • Traffic Park in each District

Water Resources and CAD

  • Provision of Rs 4 thousand 557 cr. 87 lacs
  • Renovation of 18 Dams with total Exp. of Rs 503 cr under DRIP
  • Works of Rs 378 cr. under RWSRPD
  • ERCP to be given top priority
  • Efforts to get ERCP declared as National Project

LSG & UDH

  • Town Hall at Dholpur & Karauli
  • DPR for Auditorium at Jodhpur
  • Purchasing equipments of Rs 176 cr. for Sewer cleaning etc.
  • ROB at Civil Line, Jaipur
  • Parking at Ramniwas Bagh, Exp. of Rs 100 cr.
  • Developing Coaching Hub in Jaipur
  • High Level Bridge in Bhilwara on Kothari River
  • Under Pass and Elevated roads in Kota, Exp. Rs 250 cr

Skill and Employment

  • Announcement of Rajasthan Shramik Kalyan Kosh Rs 10 cr.
  • E-class room at Govt. all 229 ITIs
  • Chief Minister Kaushal Margdarshan Scheme

Science and Technology

  • New Regional Science Office at Bharatpur

DoIT

  • Rajeev @75  for Startups, Rs 75 cr.
  • Online BPAS at all Urban Local Bodies
  • Artificial intelligence Lab
  • PDS benefits by Jan Aadhar Card

Art and Culture

  • Renovation of 22 Monuments, exp. of 22.70 cr.
  • 2 cr. Historical Records will be digitised and made online
  • Rajasthan Ratna Puraskar Yojana will be started again

Forest and Environment

  • Gurunanak Jayanti Parks at Hanumangarh, Sriganganagar, Kota, Alwar & Bundi
  • Constitution of Rajasthan State Forest Development Corporation

Food and Civil Supplies

  • Computarization of Food and Civil Supplies Offices, Rs 16 Cr.
  • Fair price shops will be autorized for E-Mitra Centres

Relief, Disaster Management and Civil Defense

  • Rs 10-10 Cr. Model equipments to Civil Defense and State Disaster Response Force
  • Drone to District Collectors
  • 100 Fire Tenders to Districts, Rs 26 cr.
  • Rs 12 cr. for water resources department for flood control, `3 cr. for forest department for control of forest fire

Home

  • Extension of ERSS, total exp. of Rs 100 cr.
  • Two new field units in SOG against Mafias
  • One new Anti-narcotic unit in SOG
  • Setting up of DNA division in regional labs of Jodhpur and Ajmer

GAD and ARD

  • Pilot Project for Door Step Delivery of Govt. Services in Jaipur and Jodhpur
  • Rajasthan State Flying School (Club) will be started again

Revenue and Sainik Kalyan

  • Construction 35 revenue offices/residences with exp. Rs 25 cr.
  • 12 Modern Survey equipments for Settlement Department
  • Modernisation of 24 District Sainik Offices
  • Construction of Shaheed Smaraks at 14 Districts, exp. Rs 2.80 cr.

Devsthan

  • Expansion of senior citizen pilgrimage scheme and proportionate participation

Judicial Administration

  • 48 new Courts in Year 2020-21

Employee Welfare

  • Increase in DA from 12 to 17 percent from July, 2019
  • Recruitment on approx 53000 posts

Others

  • Decision for Multi storey residences for Hon'ble MLAs near Vidhan Sabha
  • Women Welfare, Rajasthan FPO, Handicrafts and Startup Policy

First published: February 20, 2020