Vasundhara Raje Current Affairs
Rajasthan has become the first state in India to launch free email addresses in Hindi for its residents. The facility will be available at [email protected] (in Devanagari script).
The initiative aims to ensure maximum participation of people towards e-governance and ensure that maximum government facilities are available in vernacular language.
The project is being implemented by state IT department with partnership in form of in-sourcing with private IT companies. This initiative is small part of ‘Rajasthan DigiKit’ which has seen enrollment of more than one crore people from the state. The first e-mail ID from this initiative was created by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje with id [email protected] (in Devnagari). All government personnel in state will soon have an email id in Hindi too. The Hindi email ID will be offered to all the Internet users.
Rajasthan Government has launched Annapurna Rasoi Scheme to provide quality meal at cheap price to poor and needy on lines with Tamil Nadu Government’s Amma canteens.
It was launched by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at Jaipur Municipal Corporation campus. The tagline for the scheme is: “Sabke liye bhojan, sabke liye sammaan (Food for all, respect for all)”.
- The food under this scheme will be provided at subsidized rates, breakfast at Rs 5 per plate and lunch/dinner at Rs 8 per plate.
- Local Self Government department of Rajasthan is the nodal agency for the scheme. The meals will be cooked and served by staff trained in hospitality.
- It will be distributed by 80 mobile vans at locations decided by local self-help agencies in districts.
- The main beneficiary of the scheme will be rickshaw pullers, labourers, auto drivers, students, working women, elders and other weaker section.
- In the first phase the scheme will be started in 12 districts. They are Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Pratapgarh, Kota, Banswara, Dungarpur, Baran and Jhalawar. The remaining 21 districts of state will be covered in second phase.