Skill Development in Rajasthan

Skill Development in Rajasthan

India adds 12 million people to its workforce every year, however, less than 4 per cent have ever received any formal training. Our workforce readiness is one of the lowest in the world and a large chunk of existing training infrastructure is irrelevant to industry needs. Thus youth in India faces two edged problem, first there is shortfall of jobs, secondly,  they lack training & skills required to be able to apply Continue Reading

Airports and Air Transport in Rajasthan

Airports in Rajasthan

The first flying club in Rajasthan was setup by Maharaja Ummed Singh of Jodhpur in 1929. Since, then Rajasthan has come long way and now there are 18 state-owned airfields in Rajasthan besides AAI airports, defence airfields and private airstrips. Important Points regarding Airports & Air Transport: The state has a fully operational international airport at Jaipur, with flights to Dubai, Sharjah, Bangkok and Singapore. Domestic airports are located at: Continue Reading

Railway Network of Rajasthan

The Indian Railways is among the largest railway network in the world. The railway network is also ideal for long-distance travel and movement of bulk commodities, it is six times more energy-efficient than road and four times more economical. Organization of Railways in Rajasthan: In India, the rail network is divided into 17 railway zones and further these zones are divided into divisions. There are two railway zones in Rajasthan and Continue Reading

Geographical Indications in Rajasthan

Geographical Indications in Rajasthan

Last year Molela clay art from village Molela near town of Nathdwara in Rajsamand was in NEWS for approval of geographical indication (GI). This article deals with what exactly are geographical indications, what is the relevance and what are the registered geographical indications in Rajasthan. What is Geographical Indication (GI) ? A geographical indication (GI) is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or Continue Reading

Economy of Rajasthan: Macro Indicators 2017

Key Macro Indicators of Economic Development 2016 (Based on Economic Survey 2016-17, Published2017) Gross State Domestic Product of Rajasthan at: (a) Constant (2011-12) Prices: 5,82,000 Crores (b) Current Prices: 7,49,000 Crores Economic Growth Rate as per GSDP at: (a) Constant (2011-12) Prices: 71 % (b) Current Prices: 4% Sectoral Contribution of GVA at Current Prices by (a) Agriculture: 89 % (b) Industry: 89% (c) Services: 62 % Net State Domestic Continue Reading