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Rajasthan Budget Presented by Finance Minister Diya Kumari

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 21-02-2024
Rajasthan Budget Presented by Finance Minister Diya Kumari Rajasthan 11 min read

Finance Minister Diya Kumari of Rajasthan has presented the first Budget after the General assembly election. After 20 years it was the first time that the Chief Minister Budget was presented by the full fledged Finance Minister

  • Some of the highlights are 70000 recruitments, free Education, Smart City near Jaipur etc.

Highlights of Budget

Sector wise contribution in Budget in decreasing order: Agricultural Subsidy> Agriculture Credit> Infrastructure> Agricultural Marketing> Social Security.

Rajasthan Economy Revival Task Force

  • Rajasthan Economy Revival Task Force has been formed for the economic development of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Agriculture Infra Mission

  • A provision of Rs 2000 crore at the beginning of the Rajasthan Agriculture Infra Mission Mission. Under this, works like 20 thousand pounds, 10 thousand km irrigation pipeline, fencing for 50 thousand farmers will be done. New technology like drones will also be made available.

10 percent increase in Honorarium

  • Keeping in mind the important role of honorarium workers and representatives of urban bodies and Panchayati Raj institutions in establishing good governance in the state and implementation of public welfare schemes, a 10 percent increase in the honorarium of all public representatives in the coming year was announced.

Recruitment on 70 thousand posts

  • Recruitment in various departments will be done on about 70 thousand posts for the youth in the coming years.

Penalty will be waived off

  • If the agricultural electricity connection consumers who have disconnected before March 31, 2023, deposit the principal outstanding amount in 6 bi-monthly installments and if consumers other than the agricultural category deposit the entire principal outstanding amount in one lump sum, then all their interest and penalty will be waived off.

Amnesty scheme proposed

  • It is proposed to give 100% waiver of stamp duty and penalty in cases of demand of stamp duty. An amnesty scheme is proposed to provide relief to vehicle owners.

Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit

  • Provision of Rs 100 crore for developing Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit.

Beautification of 20 temples of the state 

  • Govind Dev Ji Temple of Jaipur, Mangarh Dham of Banswara, Mehandipur Balaji Temple of Dausa, Ranakpur Jain Temple of Pali, Diggi Kalyan Ji of Tonk, Vineshwar Dham of Dungarpur, Ramdevra of Jaisalmer, Tejaji Temple of Nagaur, The names of Dev Narayan Ji of Bhilwara, Machkund of Dholpur, Jaldevi Temple of Rajsamand, Lauta of Poochri located on Govardhan Parikrama Marg, Shri Bademathuresh Ji of Kota, Tri Netra Ganesh Ji of Ranthambore etc. are included.

Ladli Suraksha Yojana

  • The launch of Ladli Suraksha Yojana with the aim of installing CCTV cameras in public places, girls hostels and Nari Niketans on priority basis in every district to prevent incidents of molestation of girls.

2 years relaxation for DPC

  • In view of the important role of government employees, it is proposed to give a relaxation of 2 years for DPC to provide additional opportunities for promotion of the employees in the coming year.

Half fare waived in roadways buses for the Elderly

  • In order to provide concessional travel to senior citizens aged between 60 to 80 years in the state, the present 30 percent discount in roadways bus fares within the state limits will also be increased to 50 percent. 

Chief Minister VishwaKarma Pension Scheme

  • Announcement to implement Chief Minister VishwaKarma Pension Scheme for workers in the age group of 18 to 45 years so that workers and street vendors may also get support in old age.
  • In this scheme, by paying a monthly premium of Rs 60 to 100, one can get a pension of Rs 2000 per month after completing 60 years of age. 
  • The remaining premium of approximately Rs 400 per person per month will be borne by the state government. 
  • This pension will be in addition to the Chief Minister Samman Jan Pension. There is a proposal of Rs 350 crore for this scheme.

Monthly security pension amount has been increased

  • Providing a monthly social security pension of Rs 1500 to the needy, in the first phase the amount currently payable will be increased to Rs 1000 per month. It has been announced to increase the pension to Rs 1150 from the coming year. An additional provision of Rs 1800 crore has been made for this.

Pregnant women will now get Rs 6500

  • At present, under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, there is a provision to give Rs 5,000 in two installments to pregnant women for their first child. 
  • In the coming year, it will be increased to Rs 6 thousand 500 in the first phase. An expenditure of Rs 90 crore is proposed on this.

Saving bond of Rs 1 lakh on the birth of poor girl child

  • Taking important steps towards women empowerment, the launch of Lado Protsahan Yojana to provide savings bonds of Rs 1 lakh on the birth of girls from poor families was announced.

Mission Olympics 2028

  • With a view to providing all world class facilities including training kits, coaches to 50 talented youth of the state to participate in the Olympics Mission Olympics 2028 was announced. 
  • For this, a Center for Sports Excellence will also be established in Jaipur. A provision of Rs 100 crore is proposed for this. 
  • Besides, it is proposed to establish a Resident Girls Sports Institute for girls in Jaipur, Bharatpur and Udaipur with an amount of Rs 25 crore each.

Hi-tech city near Jaipur

  • In our state, Jaipur city is struggling with its population of 40 lakh. In this sequence, the development of Hi-Tech City near Jaipur has been announced. 
  • Space incentives will be given to establish many institutions and companies including IT, Fintech, Financial Management, IAIMN in this Hi-Tech Township. Besides, all the facilities as per world class city will also be available here.

Free education from KG to PG

  • With a view to making education accessible to all the deprived sections of the state, free education from KG to PG to the students of low income groups, small, marginal, sharecropping farmers and agricultural labor families will be given.

Interest free loan up to Rs 1 lakh

  • Families living in rural areas are highly dependent on agriculture as well as dairy production. Our government will take all necessary steps to provide assistance to such families along with protection of cows in the state. 
  • With this in mind, the launch of Gopal Credit Card Scheme on the lines of Kisan Credit Card to provide interest free short term loan up to Rs 1 lakh for dairy related activities, construction of cow shed and purchase of equipment has been announced.

21 districts will get water from ERCP

  • By signing the MoU on ERCP (Eastern River Canal Project) water supply to 21 districts will be ensured.

500 electric buses for big cities like Jaipur-Udaipur-Kota

  • 500 electric buses to the inter-state as well as big cities like Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur.

5 lakh houses will be connected to solar by forming PMU

  • By forming PMU, 5 lakh houses will be connected to solar. Under this, up to 300 units of electricity will be available for free.

Provision of Rs 1500 crore in State Road Fund

  • An additional provision of Rs 1500 crore in the State Road Fund to improve the road network in the state.


Answer: Jaipur, Bharatpur and Udaipur

Answer: 21

Answer: Low income groups, small, marginal, sharecropping farmers and agricultural labor families

Answer: 10%

Answer: Finance Minister Diya Kumari

Answer: Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur.
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