Rajasthan Government Current Affairs - 2020

ADB approved $300 million loan to develop Rajasthan’s secondary towns

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 300 million dollar (about Rs 2,200 crore) loan to develop the inclusive water supply, sanitation infrastructure and services in secondary towns of Rajasthan. Key Facts The project will improved water supply services for about 5.7 lakh people. It will enhance sanitation services for about 7.2 lakh people Read More…

Rajasthan launches ‘Jan Soochna Portal’

The state government of Rajasthan launched ‘Jan Soochna Portal’, a portal for quick access to information on government departments. The portal was launched by Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and is a step of state government towards making Rajasthan a model state for good governance and accountability in administration. About Jan Soochna Portal The public Read More…

RACE: Rajasthan’s New Higher Education Model

State government of Rajasthan has launched a new higher education model titled- Resource Assistance for Colleges with Excellence or RACE, for distribution of faculties and movable assets among government colleges at district level so as to rationalise availability of resources. Resource Assistance for Colleges with Excellence (RACE) RACE model will create a pool for sharing Read More…

Rajasthan Health Department wins WHO’s Award for Tobacco Control

The World Health Organisation (WHO) awarded Rajasthan government’s Medical & Health Department its Tobacco Control Award for year 2019 in recognition of Rajasthan’s achievements in the field of tobacco control. Key Highlights The Award was conferred by WHO on occasion of World No Tobacco Day (celebrated on 31 May 2019) at a function in New Read More…

Fact Sheet: Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Elections, 2018

Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Election, 2018 was held on 7 December 2018 in a single phase. The election resulted in win of Indian National Congress and consequently, senior congress leader Ashok Gehlot was selected to be Chief Minister of the state. Some exam oriented questions & answers: Structure of Legislature of Rajasthan Rajasthan has a unicameral Read More…