News Bits October

News Bits October:

  • Jaipur based startup Aveki selected for world startup factory to be held in Netherlands.
  • Rajasthan has come in second position after Andhra Pradesh in increase of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Fund. Further, Rajasthan stood at fourth place in CSR fund receipt.
  • Recently, Night Panchayat was organized at Turkiya Panchayat Samiti of NIvayi Panchayat in Tonk District.
  • Jaipur, came first in Bhamashah Swashtya Yojna, claims worth 73 crore-73 lacs have been expensed.
  • Website “Rajmedico“, which provides online solution to doctors and other staff working in Rajasthan’s medical colleges, was inaugurated by State Health Minister Rajendra Rathore.
  • Chairman of Rajasthan State Warehousing Corporation, Janardan Singh Gehlot, will be given cabinet minister facilities. Janardan singh had been given status of Cabinet Minister on 22 September 2016. Gehlot’s expense shall be born by State Warehousing Corporation.
  • Rajasthan Government has appointed Lok Sabha member of Parliament from Ajmer, Pro. Sawalal Jaat (प्रो. सांवरलाल जाट) as the chairman of State Farmer’s Commission.


  • The 5th edition of the prestigious International Trade Fair on Textiles and Apparel, VASTRA- 2016 will begin from 20 October in Jaipur, at the Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC) at Sitapura Industrial Area. It has been organized by Rajasthan State Industrial Development & Investment Corporation Ltd. (RIICO) in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Government of Rajasthan is supporting the event.
  • This year on Diwali the state government employees would get adhoc bonus which is two times as compared to the previous financial year. About 6 lakh employees would be benefited. The state exchequer with additional burden of Rs. 406 crore. Bonus would also be payable to employees of Panchayat Samiti, Zila Parishad and work-charge employees.
  • Diggi Palace in Jaipur hosted South-Asian Sufi Music Festival from 14 to 16 October.
  • Rajasthan becomes the first state to adopt centre’s Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in all its urban local bodies (ULB). Almost5 lakh conventional street lights have been replaced with LED street lights across the state.


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