Rajasthan Current Affairs Summary July: Week3-4

Rajasthan Current Affairs Summary July 2017

Rajasthan Current Affairs Summary July 2017

Rajasthan gets Tourism Awards

  • Rajasthan receives two national awards in tourism sector.  Rajasthan has been awarded the ‘Heritage Destination of Year’ and ‘Best Destination Promotion’ categories.


Rajasthan University’s documents will now be available on Raj e-Vault

  • Now Rajasthan University students will not have to go through a lengthy process to get their mark sheets, degree, Provisional certificate, entry forms etc.
  • Students will be able to get all the certificates from the Rajasthan e-Vault. Students will be able to present this computerized / electronic document at the time of their admission after this facility.

What is Rajasthan e-Vault

Rajasthan e-Vault is an secured storage space provided by state government, where citizen can upload all their important documents (Marksheets, Voter ID, Passport, Base, Land Documents, etc.) just once and work easily anywhere, anytime.


  • Build your e-vault account with Bhamashah or Aadhar Card
  • Once E-Vault is created, all your government-issued documents will be e-vaulted directly.
  • Your government documents will be automatically approved by respective departments.

Visit: Rajasthan e-Vault

Rajasthan Hackathon 2.0 – Kota

Government of Rajasthan (GoR) is organizing Hackathon 2017. Rajasthan Hackathon 2017 aims for the promotion of Information Technology and eGovernance. The purpose of Hackathon is to give a platform to enterprising youth, startups & entrepreneurs across the nation and use their out-of-the-box thinking on Bhamashah, e-Mitra, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, AR/VR and Blockchain.

The top three winning teams will earn a contract with Department of Information Technology & Communication, Government of Rajasthan worth Rs.15 Lacs, Rs.10 Lacs and Rs.7.5 Lacs. Along with this, the participants would also be nominated for 10 other prize categories which would include exciting prizes like tablet, ipad, cell phones and other prizes. {Apply or Read More}


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality
  • Bhamashah
  • e-Mitra
  • Blockchain


Intra-State air services to extend on 6 routes

Soon, the intra-air services will be extended on six new routes including direct connectivity to New Delhi and Ahmedabad. It has been decided to expand the intra-air services on six more routes which are:

  • Jaipur-Kota,
  • Delhi-Sawai Madhopur,
  • Delhi- Kishangarh,
  • Delhi-Shri Ganganagar,
  • Jodhpur-Ahmedabad
  • Jaipur- Jodhpur- Jaisalmer.

Currently, the service is available on three routes from Jaipur to Jodhpur, Bikaner and Udaipur.

Rajasthan to get Camel Milk Plant

  • The government is planning to install Camel Milk Plant in the state in a span of one month. It will be installed in Jaipur.


Person in News: Sundar Gurjar

  • Sundar Gurjar has won the Gold Medal in the Javelin Throw competition of World Parade Athletics Championship-2017 organised in London.
  • Sundar made his name on gold with a best performance of 60.36 meters.


Udaipur Incorporated in 15 Best World Cities

  • Udaipur, the city of lakes, has revived the name of India again on the world screen. Udaipur is ranked 14th in the world’s 15 best cities.


“Mera Shahar, Khushaal Shahar’ programme

The Rajasthan government has decided to measure the happiness index in its major cities. Christened “Mera Shahar, Khushaal Shahar’ programme, the state government will judge the most happening, the most friendly and the most clean city out of the 33 district headquarters in the state.

People living in the district headquarters will rate their cities through a mobile App, which will be launched by July 30. The residents will be asked to give their rating out of the four options–satisfied, not satisfied, happy and very happy.


Dholpur: 1st child-friendly district 

Dholpur will be made the first child-friendly district in Rajasthan. A single window system will be set up at the collectorate which would provide information regarding child welfare schemes and would also act as a centre for registration of atrocities against children. These cases then will be monitored and followed at the single window centre.

It will ensure that the district is free of child labour and child marriage and also zero drop out from school. It was also decided to activate the Bal Manch and Bal Sansad at all schools and regular meetings every Saturday to provide children the platform to express themselves of POCSO Act, child labour, child marriage etc.


CM Helpline to be launched on 15 August

The ‘CM Helpline 181’, planned and developed by the Centre for Good Governance, is scheduled to be launched on August 15 by Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Its trial will start from August 1.  Around 30,000 employees and officials will be directly linked with the helpline that will work from 9am to 11pm.

The CM Helpline will cover grievances related to all departments and government bodies. All the grievances will be resolved in a time-bound manner. The mechanism adopted in the helpline is unlike how Sampark portal is operated. A four level grievance system has been developed – level 1 (tehsil), level 2 (district), level 3 (divisional) and level 4 (state).

A grievance once registered at a call centre will directly be sent to the official concerned through an SMS. Under the process adopted at Sampark portal, the grievance registered was sent to the department concerned. The official has to redress the grievance in a time frame. If time limit exceeds or complainant is dissatisfied, then the issue will be forwarded to the next level.

Food Labs to be opened at five places in the state

The Department of Medical and Health has ordered the opening of Food Laboratory at 5 places in the state including Banswara, Jalore, Churu, Bikaner and Bharatpur.

MOU for modernization of Anganwadi centers

An agreement was signed between the Women and Child Development Department and the FS Foundation to modernize the Anganwadi centers of the Jaipur District. For the contract for five years, Deputy Director of the Department, Jayshree Thagaria signed the MoU.


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