Jaipur

State government to lose revenue?

Many analysts are of the view that the merger of Reliance Industries (RIL) and Reliance Petroleum (RPL) will have an impact on the state government’s revenue. Currently, RIL is paying to the state government huge amounts as taxes under VAT and other regimes. But after the merger, it is quite possible that the RIL unit at Jamnagar will be converted into an export-oriented unit.

No takers for proxy voting among forces

Even after initiation of special proxy voting facility by the election commission of India, the armed forces personnel posted in Sriganganagar seemed least interested in it and have rather opted for inclusion of their name in the general voter’s list for the Lok Sabha polls.

The district election officer had also recently asked the army and BSF officials stationed in Sriganganagar to make aware the personnel about the new facility. However, the 500 applications from Sadhuwali and Lalgarh Jatan cantonment in Sriganganagar have surprised the election officials as these were for inclusion of names of the personnel in the general voter’s list and not for proxy voting, said an official posted in the election office at Sriganganagar.

State’s poll tips on YouTube

Raj’s election dept identified as ideal for other states

Bisalpur to quench 53 lakh parched throats

Almost 10 years after laying the foundation stone for the Bisalpur-Jaipur Water Supply Project (BWSP) in December 1999, chief minister Ashok Gehlot will inaugurate the supply of Bisalpur water in Jaipur on Sunday in Sector 9 of Malviya Nagar.

The project will supply water from the existing Bisalpur dam and reservoir (located on the Banas river, about 106 kilometres south west of Jaipur city) up to Balawala, from where potable water will be supplied through supply systems in Jaipur and nearby rural areas. The project aims at supplying potable water to nearly 53 lakh people in major settlement areas of the city till 2021.

Rs45-crore boost for civic amenities

JDA earmarks funds for roads, sanitation, water supply lines and electrification

The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) will spend Rs45 crore to improve basic infrastructure like roads, sanitation, electrification, water supply lines and plantation in several areas falling under its jurisdiction. In a meeting on Friday, the Project Works Committee (PWC) of the authority gave its nod to the proposal and issued directions to study the viability of a policy for sustained development of various areas.

Students still to get admit cards

Angry examinees protest as RU tests are just a couple of days away

Though all under graduation and post graduation examinations in University of Rajasthan are just two days away, students have still not received their permission letters at their respective colleges. According to university sources, February 27 was the last date for issuing the permission letters. 

On Friday morning, when students approached the Commerce College to collect their permission letter, the officials told them that the college had not received the permission letters and students will be given their letters on March 2.

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