Rajasthan Current Affairs Summary June 2017: Week1

Rajasthan Government orders compulsory registration of real estate

The Rajasthan State Government has now made it compulsory for all real estate projects and agents to register on the on the rear-rajasthan.in website of the Real Estate Regulations and Development Act (RERA). Now, the builders cannot start advertising, marketing, booking and selling of any new projects without getting them registered on the site. The projects which are ongoing will get three months time to register themselves.

If any promoter fails to register as per the rules, he shall be liable to a penalty which may extend up to 5% of the estimated cost of the real estate project. On continued violation of the rules, the developer shall be punishable with imprisonment.

Jaisalmer Green Mission launched

The district administration of Jaisalmer has launched the Jaisalmer Green mission to to get rid of drought permanently in Jaisalmer and to provide a pleasurable experience to the tourists. Under the mission, intensive plantation of about 1 lac saplings would be done in the district.

Three districts identified for pilot project on seeds

Three districts of Kota, Bhilwara and Udaipur, have been identified for the pilot project under Mukhyamantri Beej Swavlamban Yojana(MBSY). MBSY will help farmers in producing quality seeds in their own fields and reducing their dependence on sourcing it form outside.

1st mother’s milk store opened in Ajmer

First mother’s milk store and distribution centre  was opened at government Jannana hospital in Ajmer.

Rajasthan Government extends term of committee on Seventh Pay Commission implementation 

Rajasthan government has extended the term of commission constituted to prepare report forImplementation of recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission.

Rajasthan Government had formed DC Samant Committee in February to remove anomalies in salaries of employees while implementing the seventh Pay Commission. The committee was also mandated to make an estimate of financial burden on the exchequer and recommend new pay scales for the government employees.

There are more than 7 lakh employees and about 3 lakh pensioners in Rajasthan. As per the estimate, government will have to spend between 9,000 to 10,000 crore in giving salaries and allowances under 7th pay commission if all recommendations are accepted.

Rajasthan HC sets up five-member committee for sports promotion

The Rajasthan High Court formed a group of five sportspersons from the state to assist the court in suggesting measures to promote sporting activities in Rajasthan based on the report submitted by Justice (retd) N K Jain committee.

The sports persons are are Gopal Saini, Krishna Poonia, Limba Ram, Surbhi Mishra and Sriram Singh Shekawat.

Rajasthan Government launches new scheme to reward ‘informers’ of tax evasion

The state government has now launched ‘grant of rewards to informers and government servants’ scheme. Under this, Informers of tax evasion will be granted up to 8% of the undisputed revenue. Additionally, the quantum of reward can be enhanced to up to 12% if awarding committee observe that without leads and documents provided by the informer, it would have been impossible for authorities to unearth evasion of tax and revenue.

However, this grant of cash reward comes with riders.

  • They will be eligible only when such information has resulted in actual realization of undisputed revenue of Rs 2 lakh or more to the exchequer.
  • Informers seeking reward shall be eligible only if it is found that information provided by them was of importance and under normal circumstances  without their help,the evasion could not have been detected.

 

Palace on Wheels to be replaced by Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

Operating since 1982, the original POW, having completed its life-cycle, will be discontinued and the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels (RROW) will be rechristened as POW.