Rajasthan State Policies

Rajasthan Industrial & Investment Promotion Policy, 2010

The Government of Rajasthan announced the launch of a new Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy while presenting the budget 2009-2010. The broad outlook of the new policy not only focuses on industrial investments but has also aimed at encouraging investment in service sector.

The highlights of the Policy are

  • Improving the Business Climate: To reduce delays and costs of doing business. Effective action would be taken for re-engineering the entire gamut of business regulatory processes, and strengthening the supportive institutional framework strengthening the Single Window System.
  • High Quality Infrastructure: Apart from the budgetary provisions, an Infrastructure Development Act would be enacted to delineate a legal framework and roadmap for private participation.
  • Enhancing Skill levels & Employability: Toset-up a rural development and self-employment training institutes in every district of the State.
  • Easy Land for Projects: To expedite the availability of land for industrial and infrastructural projects. This is being done to simplify the process of work for land use change, conversion of land and approvals of layout/building plans. Impartial and transparent policies are being formulated to protect the interests of the farmers and to provide them with basic facilities. A land back will be created for the investors and this will propel move investments.
  • Focus on MSMEs Growth: State will accord high priority to cluster based development of MSMEs wherein, usage of infrastructural facilities can be maximised to make the produce competitive for the world market.

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Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy, 2011

The State of Rajasthan receives maximum solar radiation intensity in India with very low average rainfall. It also has unutilized low cost desert land available in abundance.

Government of Rajasthan has already issued a Policy for harnessing Renewable Energy in Rajasthan in year 2004. Based on the progressive views adopted in past five years in respect of solar generation under this Policy, Rajasthan State is in the advanced stage of preparedness for installation of large scale Grid Interactive Solar Power Plants in next 5 to 10 years.

The policy aims at developing a global hub of solar power of 10000-12000 MW capacity in next 10-12 years to meet energy requirements of Rajasthan and India.

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IT & ITES Policy 2007

IT & ITES Policy 2007 of Rajasthan follows IT Policy 2000. The former is in addition to the latter, which does not lapse. All the points covered in the IT Policy 2000 along with subsequent notifications prevails over IT & ITES Policy 2007.
Some of the highlights are

  • IT and ITES units have been declared as public utility services
  • State government will permit software units to be set up in residential areas
  • Private IT unit and IT park developers will be given assistance for land procurement and changes in land use
  • All new IT industry units will be given 50 % exemption on electricity for seven areas as and where relevant
  • Incentive of Rs 2000 per candidate will be provide to training centers whose candidates find placement after successful training and communications and soft skills
  • Exemptions under labour laws, The IT companies will be allowed for self-certification on various acts including labour and industrial laws
  • Steps to strengthen IT infrastructure for e-governance

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