Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot presented the Rajasthan Budget 2020-21 on Thursday, 20 February 2020.
This is the second budget of the Gehlot led Congress government, which came to power in the state in December 2018.
Presenting the budget for FY2020-21 in the Rajasthan, the Chief Minister has mentioned seven resolutions as a base of this Rajasthan Budget 2020.
7 Resolutions of Rajasthan Budget 2020
- Nirogi Rajasthan
- Prosperous Farmers
- Women and Child Welfare
- Capable Labourers, Students and Youth
- Water and Electricity
- Skill and Technology
Highlights of Rajasthan Budget 2020
- Jan Aadhar Card to facilitate the public in 39 different schemes.
- 53,151 new vacancies announced.
- No new taxes announced in the budget.
- District Lease Committee (DLC) rates reduced by 10 per cent.
- MSMEs to get 100 per cent exemption from stamp duty.
- Dearness Allowance (DA) has been increased to 17 per cent from earlier 12 per cent.
- Jodhpur will have an auditorium on international standards.
- Rs 75 crore allocated for promoting start-up ecosystem.
- Jaipur and Jodhpur will have state-of-the-art DNA test labs.
- Rs 39,524 crore allocated for the Education sector.
- New police vehicles will be purchased.
- All the government schools in the state will compulsorily have to conduct parent-teacher meetings.
- Forest department to get Rs 3 crore for purchasing fire tenders.
- All the government schools to have ‘No-Bag Day’ on Saturdays.
- The iStart program of Rajasthan will be extended to BITS Pilani, MNIT, and IIT-Jodhpur.
- The state capital, Jaipur will have a coaching hub developed on 65000 hectares of land at Pratap Nagar area.
- Rs. 6220 crores allocated to Public Works Department.
- All Khadi institutions will be digitised.
- Rajasthan to get an ultra mega solar park.
- Rs 100 crore allocated for tourism sector promotion.
- Jodhpur and Barmer to have skill development centre to help youths find job opportunities.
- A new board proposed to attract investment.
- MSMEs to have plug and play facilities.
- Rs 3 crores allocated for gold medalists and 2 crores for silver medalists in Olympics games.
- Solar pumps under the Kusum Scheme to get more incentives.
- Rs 7.2 cores allocated to establish minority women hostels.
- Nehru Bal Sanrakshan to get Rs 100 crore.
- Ajmer and Jodhpur to get new homoeopathic universities.
- 100 new agriculture Mandis to be created.
- Rs 14,437 crore allocated for the health sector.
- 300 agricultural equipment hiring centres will be established.
- Food adulteration to be curbed with new law.
- Agricultural equipment will be provided on rent.
- Rs 3,420 crore allocated for the farmers of the state.
- 15 new medical college to be opened in the state.
- Nirogi (healthy) Rajasthan to get Rs 100 crores.
- Osia near Jodhpur, to have a mother and child care centre.
- Rajasthan gets about Rs 10,000 crore less share of tax estimated by the Centre, from Rs 46,411 crore to Rs 36,039 crore.