Updated: September 15, 2015 12:13:36 am
Public private partnerships (PPP) are being encouraged for the development of infrastructure in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said Monday.
The state government is focusing on the PPP model for construction of roads, spread of education and quality healthcare in villages, Raje said while inaugurating the second meeting of the Chief Minister’s Advisory Council.
The CM said the pace of development in the state had been accelerated by reform initiatives, new policies and other steps taken by her government. Along with developments in health and education sectors, the government had focused on skill development, tourism, energy, industries, agriculture, mining and urban development, she added.
Various presentations were made at the meeting. Akhil Arora, Secretary Planning, gave a presentation on the status of recommendations made in the first CM’s Advisory Council meeting. Out of 121 major recommendations, 60 have been implemented while the rest are in various stages of implementation, he said.
Additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries and secretaries of various departments gave presentations on topics such as Bhamashah Scheme, Annapurna Bhandar Scheme, Resurgent Rajasthan.
Raje said the council would meet at regular intervals. Based on the suggestions given by council members in the first meeting last month, Raje said, a roadmap for development had been prepared and the government had taken many steps in that direction.
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