Smart City Program: Rajasthan – Smart Cities

Smart Cities Rajasthan - Udaipur, Jaipur , Kota, Ajmer Smart City

On June 25, 2015, Prime Minister Modi launched the “100 Smart Cities Mission” to develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable. The period of mission has been designated as Five years from 2015 till 2020. The selection of cities for smart city mission was made through competition after evaluation of the Smart City Proposals (SCP) prepared through Intense Citizen Consultation by the Cities by a Continue Reading

1680: Battle of Udaipur and Aravalli Hills

Battle of Udaipur

In 1680, Mughal ruler Aurangzeb attacked Mewar, result of which, multiple battles took place in Aravalli region, major being battle of Udaipur. While Aurangzeb plundered the city of Udaipur destroying temples & forts, eventually, Rana Raj Singh of Mewar and Durga Das Rathore were able to defeat the enemy. Background of the Battles of Aravalli Hills Rana Raj Singh I mounted the throne of Mewar in 1654 A.D. (Wikipedia 1652). Continue Reading

Mewar Bhil Corps: MBC

Mewar Bhil Corp (MBC) – special division of Rajasthan Police marked its 176th foundation day this year. The Mewar Bhil Corp has a long, valiant and successful history of service and patriotism. In 1837, Col. James Outram, the Political Agent of Mahikanta, proposed the establishment of a Bhil corps under the command of a British officer. As a result, Mewar Bhil Corps was established on 1 January 1841. Why Mewar Bhil Corps Continue Reading

Diesel, Petrol prices to change daily in Udaipur from today

Indian Oil Corp (IOC),Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL) have launched a pilot project for daily price revision of petrol and diesel in five select cities from May 1. The prices will be in sync with international rates, much like it happens in most advanced markets. Udaipur is among the five cities of the country including Visakhapatnam, Puducherry, Chandigarh and Jamshedpur where fuel prices would change daily Continue Reading

Drugs seized in Udaipur

Recently, there has been a big news regarding drugs worth Rs 5,000 (some reports 10,000) Crore being seized in a factory located Kaladwas, Udaipur. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has confiscated 23.5 tonnes of banned drugs, Mandrax. On Friday night, following the raid, the Udaipur factory was covered with a tent and soldiers of the Border Security Force (BSF) were deployed to keep guard. Over the next three days, the DRI Continue Reading