Schemes for Promotion of Religious Culture in Rajasthan
Devasthan department, Rajasthan Government is engaged in protection and promotion of religious culture. 390 state direct charge and 203 state self-sufficient temples and institutions are managed directly by the department.
Senior Citizen Tirtha Yatra Yojana:
- In this scheme, free travel and Darshan facility is being provided to senior citizens of the state to different places of the country like “Rameswaram, Jagannathpuri, Vaishno Devi, Shirdi, Dwarkapuri, Tirupati, Kamakhya, Ujjain, Varanasi, Amritsar, Shravanabelagola etc.
- Under this scheme, In the financial year 2018-19, a total of 7,312 (by train 4,019 and by air 3,293) pilgrims travelled to various places of pilgrimage.
Kailash Mansarovar Tirtha Yatra Yojana:-
- Under this scheme financial assistance of ₹1.00 lakh is given to pilgrims of the state for traveling to Kailash Mansarovar.
- In the financial year 2018-19, assistance of an amount of ₹163 lakh have been given to 163 pilgrims.