Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday introduced that his authorities’s a lot anticipated Common Well being Scheme (UHS) will likely be launched on Could 1 this yr.
In his reply to the price range debate within the Meeting, Gehlot mentioned that will probably be named Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Yojana. In his price range speech on February 24, Gehlot had introduced UHS with Rs 3,500 crore within the upcoming monetary yr whereby cashless well being providers as much as Rs 5 lakh will likely be supplied to all households within the state. Gehlot mentioned that registration for these not included within the Nationwide Meals Safety Act (NFSA)/Socio Financial Caste Census (SECC) beneficiary listing will start from April 1.
In one other vital announcement, Gehlot elevated the MLA Native Space Improvement (MLA LAD) fund from Rs 2.25 crore to Rs 5 crore yearly, following demand by each Congress and Opposition MLAs. The announcement was welcomed by MLAs throughout get together strains by tapping their tables. The CM, nevertheless, didn’t state when will this be carried out.
Earlier, originally of his speech and in a reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi just lately, Gehlot mentioned, “It’s a good alternative for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak to (RSS chief) Mohan Bhagwat and make such an setting — overlook what occurred in six years — there ought to be a brand new starting within the nation with concord, love, brotherhood.”
Gehlot then attacked Chief of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria, who had spoken simply earlier than the CM, for “deceptive” the Home. “The best way you communicate, it seems that you solely communicate the reality, and nothing however the fact. But it surely isn’t so. You understand how to talk lies in a means that it sounds truthful. And I’ve informed you, in non-public too, don’t get indignant. Whereas talking nicely and utilizing such good phrases, you abruptly shift to ‘tu, ta’. It’s a subject of analysis what emotion takes over you. Come to my workplace or residence, I’ll clear all of your doubts, however don’t mislead the Home,” Gehlot mentioned.
He mentioned that the Opposition misled and “stole the headlines in newspapers, (you mentioned) that in 2.5 years, 1.eight lakh jobs have been introduced however solely 13,000 got employment.”
“To this point, we’ve got given appointments in 97,000 jobs, whereas exams have been held/outcomes declared for about 17,000 jobs and they are going to be given appointments quickly. For an additional 37,000 posts, the ads have been issued and the exams will likely be carried out quickly. For an additional 23,000, the method to problem ads is underway. This fashion, we’re within the means of offering over 1.7 lakh jobs in simply 2-2.25 years, and regardless of coronavirus,” the CM mentioned.
He claimed that when the Centre is now receiving “the identical income as 2019-20, then it’s past understanding why you’re reducing the state’s share. Rajasthan’s share has decreased by 17 per cent. In 2019-20 we obtained Rs 10,000 crore much less, Rs 14,000 crore much less in 2020-21, and for 2021-22, we’ve got already been informed that we are going to obtain Rs 12,000 crore much less: this totals to Rs 36,000 crore,” Gehlot mentioned.
“The PM talks of cooperative federalism, however solely talks about and doesn’t carry it in apply. The circumstances within the nation are worrying,” Gehlot mentioned.
Whereas he didn’t communicate on the telephone tapping problem, Gehlot mentioned one ought to “speak on WhatsApp or FaceTime, else your telephones could also be tapped.” Referring to the controversy on telephone tapping, he joked, “yesterday, all of your telephones have been tapped.”
With Kataria specializing in the state’s monetary well being, Gehlot mentioned that each time BJP is in energy, its monetary administration is “bakwaas (garbage). You could have imaginative and prescient however no monetary administration…Within the Home, we must always speak the place the parameters are headed, and criticism inside that’s justified.”
“Within the final 10-12 years, there was Income Surplus thrice, and each time it was throughout our tenure: 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13. And in your time, there was a Income Deficit of Rs 3,215 crore, then Rs 15,954 crore in 2015-16, Rs 18,114 crore in 2016-17, Rs 18,534 crore in 2017-18 and Rs 28,900 crore in 2018-19,” he mentioned. He mentioned that the state’s Debt-to-GDP ratio was 36.38 per cent when he assumed energy in 2008-09, “We decreased it to 23.58 per cent once we handed over the federal government to you (in 2013-14). However you once more took it to 33.78 per cent. Now it’s constantly rising in our tenure as a result of components I listed – Centre’s devolution, GST, and the money owed you gave to us once we assumed cost.” He mentioned that equally, Fiscal Deficit has been excessive underneath BJP.
“In your time, Fiscal Deficit has all the time gone above Three per cent: 3.09, 9.25, 6.09, 3.06 and three.74 whereas, with us, it was 3.87 once we took cost from you, then 1.22, 0.83, 1.73 and a couple of.76.”
He mentioned, “These are the parameters which inform monetary self-discipline,” and mentioned that the state’s figures have been higher than the Centre’s.
Amongst different bulletins, the CM introduced a Again-to-Work scheme the place 15,000 ladies will likely be lined within the subsequent three years. Underneath the scheme, efforts will likely be made by way of the non-public sector to offer earn a living from home job alternatives to skilled ladies professionals and dealing ladies who left work to maintain household after marriage.