Rajasthan Budget 2023 Highlights

Rajasthan Budget 2023 Highlights from CM Ashok Gehlot

New taxes, free electricity, jobs, know the highlights of the populist budget 2023 announced by CM Ashok Gehlot on Friday.

News Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came out with a populist budget with a focus on youth, the unemployed and women. He presented his last budget before the state assembly poll as he holds the portfolio of the finance minister as well. 

Key announcements

  • The free Electricity Unit limit extended from 50 units to 100 units per month for domestic consumers. 
  • Drinking water facility for all high-rise buildings in the state.
  • Free food packets every month for beneficiaries of NFSA.
  • Amid the paper leak row, the state proposed a one-time registration to appear in competitive exams for job aspirants. Thus, youths won’t have to pay multiple fees for different government job exams.
  • Govt to form a Special Task Force under the – SOG to Stop question paper leaks.
  • Medical cover under Chiranjeevi Health Insurance Scheme has increased from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 25 lakh/year per family.
  • EWS families will be given the benefit of the Chiranjeevi scheme. The accident insurance amount will be increased from 5 lakh to 10 lakh under the scheme.
  • Ujjwala scheme beneficiaries to get LPG cylinders at Rs 500. At least 76 lakh families to benefit from LPG subsidy.
  • New medical colleges to come up in three districts of the state and Marwar Medical University will be constructed in Jodhpur.
  • Government to give electric two-wheelers to girl students. Free Scooty to meritorious students extended from 20,000 to 30,000.
  • Free education for all students till Class 12th under RTE
  • Rs 30,000 financial help to students doing research
  • Rs 500 crore for skill development of youths
  • Free bus travel for students up to 75 kms
  • Women will now have to pay only 50% fare for roadways
  • Women will be given Rs 5,000 for sewing machines 
  • 30 thousand sweepers will be recruited in Rajasthan.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Aviation University to be set up in Jaipur
  • Establishment of APJ Abdul Kalam Institute of Biotechnology in Jaipur at a cost of Rs 300 crores.
  • 1,000 more Mahatma Gandhi English Medium Schools to be established in Rajasthan.
  • Rajasthan Government allocates Rs 150 crore Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Olympiad.
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments