Reforms Accelerated Pace of Development in Rajasthan: Raje

Reform initiatives taken by Rajasthan govt accelerated the pace of development, Vasundhara Raje said.

Published: 14th September 2015 09:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th September 2015 10:28 PM   |  A+A-

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JAIPUR: Reform initiatives and new steps taken by Rajasthan government have accelerated the pace of development in the state, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said here today.

"The state is moving ahead with focusing on sectors like health, education, skill development, tourism, urban development, energy, industry, agriculture and mining," Raje said while addressing the opening session of second meeting of Chief Minister's Advisory Council here.

Based on the suggestions given by Council members in the first meeting last month, Raje said, a road map for the development was prepared and the government took many steps in that direction.

"Recommendations of the Council and various sub-groups helped in many ways to take decisions like repealing of 247 Acts, amendments in RTE, reforms in PDS, labour reforms, PPP in medical and health sector," a release quoting Raje said.

She said that new policies have been introduced in the sectors like solar energy, tourism and mining along with efforts were being made for leveraging PPP in infrastructure and development of ease of doing business in the state.

Planning Secretary Akhil Arora gave presentation on status of major recommendations of the first meeting of CM Advisory Council and Executive Committee meeting.

He informed that total 121 recommendations were made out of which 60 have been implemented while implementation on remaining 61 is under progress.

Members of the Council of Ministers, members of CM Advisory Council and senior officials of various departments were present in the meeting.

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