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Rajasthan Budget allocates Rs 27k crore for healthcare and provides tap water to 25 lakh rural households

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Rajasthan Budget proposes Rs 27k cr for health sector, tap water to 25 lakh rural houses, ET HealthWorld

In the latest development, Rajasthan Finance Minister Diya Kumari unveiled the state budget for FY25, proposing a significant allocation of Rs 27,000 crore for the health sector and Rs 15,000 crore to provide tap water to 25 lakh rural houses. The budget also includes plans to fill four lakh vacancies over the next five years and formulate a policy for youths.

Additionally, the budget outlines provisions for electricity connections to 2 lakh households, Rs 100 crore for a corridor at Khatu Shyam temple, and the establishment of the Rajasthan Tourism Development Board. For the first time, the budget proposes the construction of nine greenfield expressways in the state and the distribution of free tablets with internet access to meritorious school students.

Amid opposition uproar, Minister Diya Kumari emphasized the government’s commitment to working on 10 resolutions aimed at boosting the state’s economy to USD 350 billion, improving infrastructure facilities, urban development, and supporting farmers. She also highlighted the state’s efforts to address paper leak incidents from the previous administration, with actions taken against the culprits resulting in over 100 arrests.

The state is set to witness significant advancements in various sectors as outlined in the budget, reflecting the government’s strategic priorities and commitment to enhancing the overall quality of life for Rajasthan’s residents.

Published on July 10, 2024, at 02:22 PM IST, this budget announcement sets a clear roadmap for the state’s future growth and development initiatives.

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