Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's Budget speech emphasised on developmental works being done by the government in the road and transport, water resources and energy sectors.
Construction, upgrade and renewal of 49,878 km roads was done in last four years, she said.
Raje announced that 15 km of new roads will be constructed in each Assembly constituency of Rajasthan, while work to upgrade and renew rural roads will be done at the cost of Rs 800 crore in the next fiscal.
For water resources and command areas, the chief minister announced several schemes to the tune to Rs 52,000 crore, including development of the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) at cost of Rs 37,500 crore.
The detailed project report for the ERCP has been sent to the Centre.
To meetdrinking water requirement of people in Rajsamand, Chittorgarh and Udaipur,a high level canal to the Jaisamand Drinking Water Projectwas proposed.
Rs 1,000 crore was proposed for a pipeline scheme for meeting the water requirement of Jaipur and Rs 2,000 crore for the Parwan-Akawad drinking water scheme.
In the power sector, the chief minister announced to provide 7 lakh new electricity connections and 2 lakh agriculture connections which were pending since January 2012.
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