Rajasthan govt constitutes Fair Authority and Committees

Jaipur: Rajasthan government on Thursday approved formation of a state-level Fair Authority and district-level Fair Committees for better execution of religious and cultural gatherings and to provide basic facilities to people during the fairs.

The Department of Tourism will be the administrative department for both the state-level Authority and the Fair Committees. The district committees will be formed by the Department of Administrative Reforms, an official said.

The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, also approved to change the name of Selwada Irrigation Project in Sirohi district as Shri Gokul Bhai Bhatt dam in the memory of Gokul Bhatt, for his contribution in water conservation.