Revisiting the glory of Rajasthan on Rajasthan Divas
Rajasthan was formed on 30th March, 1949. This day is celebrated across Rajasthan every year as Rajasthan Divas. 30th March holds relevance because on this day erstwhile nineteen princely states, two chief ships, and the British district of Ajmer-Merwara merged to form the state of Rajasthan. From the time of its inception Rajasthan has now reached this stage where it is regarded as an epitome of success from being a former BIMARU state.
Know how we have been evolving
Bhamashah Yojna was started in April 15, 2014 aimed at financial independence for women. The bank accounts for women were opened, routing all government benefits to families through them. Fifteen million women are considered to have benefited.
Tourism Hot Spot
According to a report, tourism in Rajasthan surged 21 per cent in last three years, making it a favoured destination for both domestic and international visitors in 2018. Accordingly the state government is trying hard to match the tourism infrastructure with the expectation of the tourists.
Rajasthan is the second-largest mineral producing state and the sole producer of lead and zinc in India. The state has one of the highest limestone reserves, making it a hub for cement industries. The state is home to India’s first successful Japanese Industrial Zone located at Neemrana, spread across 473 ha.
Improved sex ratio
The sex ratio of the girl child has improved by 19 in 2018 in comparison to 2015.Banswara district with 1003 girls born to 1000 boys is the torch-bearer of this welcoming change.
As a precautionary measure Rajasthan government has closed down all schools and colleges and lock down Bhilwara district amid reports of corona positive cases. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has demanded a Centre’s relief package for the state’s tourism and hospitality industry, MSMEs and the weaker sections of the society.
Amid these ups and downs we the people of Rajasthan are moving ahead hoping to overcome all the obstacles one day with grace. Today is the day of pride for every Rajasthani. Let’s celebrate the rich history and inspiring stories of Rajasthan, staying safe staying Indoors.