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Rajasthan state budget 2024: Key details | Jaipur News

NEW DELHI: In the wake of recent assembly and general elections, state fianance minister Diya Kumari unveiled Rajasthan’s comprehensive Budget for the fiscal year 2024-25.
Here are the key details:

  • Rs 20,370 crores allotted for six projects related to JJM covering 5,846 villages.
  • Projects worth Rs 5,180 under Amrut 2.0 announced. Projects will cover 185 urban settlements in next two years.
  • For other small projects related to drinking water Rs 187 crore announced.
  • Construction of service reservoir and laying down of pipelines to resolve drinking water crisis in Ajmer.
  • Construction of 20 handpumps 10 tube wells in each of the 100 assembly constituency of the state.
  • Renewable energy generation target has been raised to 33600 MW.
  • RSRTC to get 500 buses within two years and 800 buses on service buses including 300 electric buses.
  • Lok Parivahan Sewa to be started to improve connectivity in rural areas
  • Within the next two years, 208,000 homes that currently lack electricity will receive domestic connections.
  • The PM Suryaghar Yojana will facilitate the creation of model solar villages. Additionally, over 2.5 million smart meters will be installed this year to prevent electricity leakage.
  • Modern shelter and charging stations will be established in major cities such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Bikaner, and Bharatpur.
  • 300 electric buses will be introduced to enhance the public transport system in these cities.
  • The state will initiate new road projects totaling Rs 60,000 crore, encompassing the construction of bypass roads, state highways, and various infrastructure enhancements.
  • Repairs to roads, construction of railway bridges, underpasses, and beautification projects will be undertaken at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore.
  • New industrial policy 2024 will be introduced.
  • New export promotion policy will be announced.

For the first time, nine greenfield expressways with a total length of over 2750 km will be constructed. A DPR (Detailed Project Report) will be prepared at a cost of 30 crore rupees.These expressways include:
– Jaipur-Kishangarh, Ajmer, Jodhpur 350 km
– Kotputli-Kishangarh 181 km
– Jaipur-Bhilwara 193 km
– Bikaner-Kotputli 295 km
– Beawar-Bharatpur 342 km
– Jalore-Jhalawar 402 km
– Ajmer-Banswara 358 km
– Jaipur-Phalodi 342 km
– Sri Ganganagar-Kotputli 290 km

  • Defence manufacturing zone will be set up.
  • ‘One district one product’ policy be announced to promote exports.
  • Govt will announce new MSME policy.
  • 300 electric buses for city transportation of six cities.
  • Rs 25 crores allotted for bus shelters and charging stations.
  • 50 clusters will be set up for promoting handicrafts and MSMEs.
  • Libraries and Wi-Fi connections will be provided in urban areas at a cost of 150 crore rupees.
  • Fire brigades will be provided in every municipal body at a cost of 65 crore rupees.
  • New Policy for tourism will be introduced and Rajasthan Tourism Board will be formed.
  • Rajasthan Heritage Development Corporation will be constituted.

A budget of Rs 650 crore has been allocated for the establishment of 71 solid waste processing plants in cities, 131 legacy waste management centers and the implementation of vehicle tracking systems and RFID technology for efficient waste collection management.

  • Waste transfer stations across the state will be mechanized and automated.
  • Recruitment of 1650 employees in roadways.
  • Rs 200 crore will be allocated to develop various destinations.
  • Lesser known destinations like fossil park in Jaisalmer will get a facelift with Rs 30 crore allocation.

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