- Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Mitra Samvad App Launched
- Inauguration of Incubation Centers at Kota, Bikaner and Churu
- Distributed incentives for School Startup Program and Rural I-Start Program
Jaipur, : Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the state is making rapid progress in the field of information technology. Due to the successful use of IT, Rajasthan is now the leading state of the country in the field of good governance. Rajiv Gandhi young friends have an important role in taking this forward. Former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi had a visionary dream to take India into the league of developed countries through the use of IT. Today, the person standing in the last row is getting the benefit of public welfare schemes through IT. Important decisions with far-reaching consequences are being taken by the State Government with a vision of ‘Technology for All’.
Shri Gehlot was addressing the closing ceremony of Rajasthan Digifest organized at Birla Auditorium on Saturday. He said that the youth of today are taking inspiration from the futuristic vision of the past. He has shown enthusiasm for work, dedication and passion for innovation. Today every village-village of the state is directly connected with the government through IT.
Young friends will take major schemes to the masses
Shri Gehlot said that the state government is committed for the all-round development of the state. The state government is running many major schemes in the field of education, health, water, electricity, agriculture, roads, social security etc. He called upon the Rajiv Gandhi youth friends to work with full commitment and integrity and help the state government. People should get the benefits of the schemes. He said that not a single family of the state was deprived of the ambitious schemes like Chief Minister Chiranjeevi Health Insurance. He said that Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Mitra will play an important role in building a prosperous Rajasthan.
Inauguration of Incubation Center in Kota, Bikaner and Churu
The Chief Minister inaugurated world class incubation centers at Kota, Bikaner and Churu. To provide better facilities to startups in the state, centers have been set up in these three districts after Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur. Guidance from experts in the IT sector will also be found here. Shri Gehlot also felicitated the e-governance awardees of the last three years. Apart from giving an incentive of Rs 41.15 lakh to 74 students under School Startup Program and Rural iStart Programme, he also launched three websites ‘WebMyWay’, ‘Soto’ and ‘RajSambal’ and Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Mitra Samvad App.
Corona Management Using IT
The Chief Minister said that the use of information technology has put Rajasthan on the global map in Corona management. During this, more than 500 video conferencing was done, in which members up to the gram panchayat level participated. IT played an important role in the management of medicines and medical equipment and also in survey of laborers and street vendors who lost their livelihood during the lockdown. Financial help was also sent to the accounts of about 35 lakh people through DBT.
Government sending 200 students abroad
Shri Gehlot said that under the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 200 meritorious students are being sent for higher education in reputed educational institutions of the country and abroad at government expense. He said that so far 1.30 lakh government jobs have been given by the state government. Recruitment to around 1 lakh posts is under process and 1 lakh jobs have been announced in the budget 2022-23. Rajasthan is becoming the leading state in providing government jobs in the country.
On this occasion, Planning Minister Mrs. Mamta Bhupesh, Disaster Management Minister Mr. Govind Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for Home Mr. Rajendra Singh Yadav, Mr. Anil Agarwal of Vedanta Group also encouraged the young friends. On this occasion Mr. Nikhil Dey, Chief Secretary Mrs. Usha Sharma, Principal Secretary Finance Mr. Akhil Arora, State Government officials, IT experts and Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Mitra were present on the occasion.