Mar 09, 2015
On Monday the Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara presents the Rajasthan budget for the year 2015 in which the new IT and e-governance policy will be issued by Rajasthan government for citizens, industries, and government offices.
The government will also extend its support to expand 4G mobile network in the state while Wi-Fi facility at earmarked places in Jaipur will be provided.
While speaking on the budget Vasundhara Raje said that her government will provide necessary assistance to expand 4G services to improve mobile connectively in the state. Making announcements under ‘Digital Rajasthan and Good Governance’ segment, Raje said that Primary Agriculture Credit Society (PACS), Large Agriculture Multipurpose Society (LAMS) and E-Mitra centres will be made business correspondents.
She also said that a new IT and e-governance policy, 15000 new e-mitra centres, video conferencing at all ATAL Sewa kendras, establishment of District Level Officer of IT, Wi-Fi facility will be provided at the main railway station, Sindhi camp bus stand,
antar-Mantar, Amber fort, Central Park, Jawahar Circle, SMS hospital, selected stations of Metro rail in Jaipur.
Creation of Rajasthan State Tourism portal, Rajasthan Higher Education portal, computer labs in 2000 schools, digital literacy scheme, end-to-end computerisation of PDS system, e-Tuition in social justice and empowerment department’s residential schools and hostels, implementation of E-dharti programme were among other announcements for the sector.
In the sector of skill development and employment, the Chief Minister announced to set up a non-resident labour cell to deal with the issues
and problems related with labours who go out of the state to earn livelihood.
She also said that The IT-enabled centre will also provide information about job openings at various places within and outside the country and will also tie up with manpower agencies to provide jobs to skilled and trained youths of the state.