Vision 2020 to be foundation of Rajasthan`s development: Raje

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 01:04

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said her government`s "vision document 2020" would be a foundation for the state`s all-round development.

Addressing the first meeting of CM-Advisory Council at her office, Raje said the government was committed to focus on various innovative schemes on water, irrigation, tourism, power, infrastructure, urban development, industry, education, livelihood mission, Bhamashah Yojna and Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.

New projects like Mega Solar Parks, Green Energy Transmission System, Power Transmission on PPP mode, ways to reduce Transmission and Distribution losses, and to generate 6,500 mw power in next five years would be of great importance for the state`s development and prosperity, she underlined.

Under PPP mode through Rajasthan State Highway Authority about 20,000 km roads would be built, she said. DMIC`s 30 per cent stretch would pass through Rajasthan and it would boost economy through newer industries in the years to come, she claimed.

To provide skill to young and unemployed youth generation, the state has signed MoUs with 40 companies under the massive Skill and Livelihood Mission, she said, adding, about one lakh youths would be able to get jobs after skill development.

In medical and health care, the state would embark upon opening up of five medical colleges, and bring a massive scheme to build toilets in rural areas, she further said.

The Advisory Council meeting was attended by cabinet ministers and nominated experts of various fields including vice chairman of Advisory Council Arvind Pangariha, Kiran Majoomdar Shaw, Malvika Singh, Maneesh Sabbarwal, Mohan Das Pai, Rajesh Shah, Udai Kotak, Rajendra S Pawar, and Rajeev Kumar.

PTI

First Published: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 01:04

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