Rajasthan Government Schemes: An Introduction:
Rajasthan Government initiates and implements several schemes from its own budget and resources. The union government does not fund any portion of these schemes. This Post includes description and details, regarding various schemes of government of Rajasthan. Our aim is to cover, in this single post, basic information and relevant details with regard to all the relevant schemes of Rajasthan.
Mukhyamanti Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan
- CM launched the campaign from village Gardan Kheri in Jhalawar district.
- Year 2016 has been earmarked as the ‘Year of #JalKranti
- The Scheme is based on Four-waters concept, a successful strategy of water conservation employed in The Four Waters concept involves harvesting of available runoff (rain water, ground water, under-ground water & in situ soil moisture) in rural areas by treatment of catchment, proper utilization, renovation & creation of new water harvesting structures.
- Key objectives of Scheme include:
- Crowd Funding: The funding of scheme is based on novel idea of crowd-funding, that is contribution from citizens. Chief Minister herself has contributed her 6 months salary.
- Scope: Total 21000, villages will be benefitted with around 3000 priority villages in first year and 6000 villages every year in following 3 years.
- Phase II: of the schemes will be launched in November, 2016.
Mukhyamantri Jan Awas Yojana
- Implemented by Urban Development and Housing Department.
- Why needed: Technical Group on Housing Shortage identified shortage of 1.05 million houses in urban areas in Rajasthan. Further, 85% of these fall in EWS/LIG category.
- Affordable Housing Policy launched in 2009 has been modified and renamed as Chief Minister’s Jan Avas Yojna-2015“.
Mukhyamantri Rajshree Yojna:
- Government Scheme related to encouragement of birth of girl-child.
- Previously, shubh laxmi yojna was implemented but government pulled it out and started CM Rajshree Yojna from June 1, 2016.
- Government will pay 50,000 rupees in installment for education of girl child born in government hospitals and registered hospitals.