Rajasthan Budget 2018-19: New schemes, loans & subsidies for SC, ST, OBC, unemployed, women & differently abled

The Government of Rajasthan announced their budget for year 2018-19. The CM Vasundhara Raje announced various schemes, loans, subsidies for various sections of the society in the budget.

Rajasthan Budget 2018-19 Highlights:

  • Loan waiver for loans upto Rs. 2 lakhs along with the interest on it for SC/ST, sanitation workers and differently-abled which will cost Rs. 114 crores to the state government
  • Interest free loans of upto Rs. 2 lakh for hair stylists, cobblers, rickshaw pullers, plumbers with objective of creating self employment opportunity for the poor in the state
  • Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Antyoday Swarojgar Yojna (भैरोसिंह शेखावत अंत्योदय स्वरोजगार योजना): Loan of Rs. 50 thousand to 50 thousand people from SC, ST, OBC categories in the state. The loan will be provided at the interest rate of less than 4%
  • Sundar Singh Bhandari EBC Swarojgar Yojna (सुन्दर सिंह भंडारी EBC स्वरोजगार योजना): Loan of Rs. 50 thousand at the interest of less than 4% for EBC welfare to promote self employment opportunities for 50 thousand families
  • Free scooty to 200 girls in the Rajasthan who secure 85% in class 10th and class 12th board examination
  • Scholarship scheme of Rs. 273.50 crore for pre and post metric students under EBC scheme
  • Two year child care leave for women employees
  • Recruitment for various positions in different departments of Rajasthan Government:
    • Education Department: 77,000
    • Home Department: 5,718
    • Administrative Reforms Department: 11,930
    • Health Department: 6,571
  • Provision of Rs. 25 crores for VRS
  • Hike in monthly mess allowance for welfare of 80,000 police employees

Important Schemes & Subsidies in Rajasthan:


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