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On September 19, 2023, Energy Minister of Rajasthan Bhanwar Singh Bhati and former Minister of State for Education and Laxmangarh MLA Govind Singh Dotasara inaugurated 132 KV GSS in village Sola of Laxmangarh assembly constituency of Sikar district of the state. And inaugurated a 33 KV grid sub-station in Meeran.
- The construction of these power stations will strengthen the power distribution system and provide good quality power supply in the area, consumers will get rid of the problem of tripping and electricity will also be reduced.
- The construction of Sola sub-station will enhance the strengthening of power transmission network in the region and will suitably improve the power supply to Sola, Gadoda, Jajod, Narsas, Patoda, Tidoki, Mangaluna and adjoining areas.
- On this occasion, 38 Mahatma Gandhi English Medium Schools and 101 schools in Laxmangarh area were upgraded and funds were announced for the construction of 5 LED lights, tin shed, CC road, drain construction, water tank for the development of sports ground.
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On September 19, 2023, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot approved the proposal to start Urdu literature as an optional subject in schools, so that now students in 13 government schools of Deeg district of the state will be able to study Urdu literature subject.
- It is noteworthy that an announcement in this regard was made by the Chief Minister in the budget year 2023-24.
- Mahatma Gandhi Government School, Bhandara (Kaman), Mahatma Gandhi Rajkiya Vidyalaya, Olanda (Kaman), R.U.M.V. Udaka (Kaman), R.U.M.V. Uncheda (Kaman), R.U.M.V. Kaman, Mahatma Gandhi Government School, Naugaon (Kaman), Babunath Swami R.U.M.V., Jurahra (Kaman), Mahatma Gandhi Government School, Levda (Kaman), R.U.M.V. Jotruhala, R.M.V. Kathol Pahari, R.M.V. Papada Pahari, R.U.M.V. Somka Pahari, R.U.M.V. Urdu literature will be introduced in schools like Bhoonri Pahari etc.
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On September 19, 2023, Rajasthan's Public Health Engineering Minister Dr. Mahesh Joshi inaugurated the Rangoli Garden area drinking water distribution part under Bisalpur Prithviraj Nagar Drinking Water Project Phase-I.
- On this occasion, the Public Health Engineering Minister also started the supply of drinking water to 53 colonies of Rangoli Garden distribution area by running water from the pump house.
- With the completion of the first phase of the project by December 1100 colonies of Prithviraj Nagar will start getting water from Bisalpur.
- Bisalpur Prithviraj Nagar Drinking Water Project Phase-II costing Rs 747 crore will also provide water from Bisalpur to about 2200 colonies in and around Prithviraj Nagar.
- Under Phase-I of the project, 44 km (about 27.34 mi) from Balawala to Lohamandi at a cost of Rs 563.93 crore. Long transmission main line, 51 km. Rising Main Line, about 970 km (about 602.73 mi). Distribution main line as well as 9 clean reservoirs with pump houses and 19 high reservoir works are included.
- With the arrival of water from Bisalpur, the dependence of the people of Prithviraj Nagar on tankers will reduce and the ground water level here will also improve.
- PHED (Urban) Chief Engineer K.D. Gupta said that 85 percent of the work of the first phase of the project has been completed in which 15 high reservoirs and 7 clean reservoirs along with 95 percent laying of pipelines have been done.
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On September 19, 2023, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot approved three proposals for construction of Anicut in Banswara district and also gave financial approval of Rs 22.75 crore for the construction works.
- With this, Goravada (Govindpura) anicut will be constructed in Arthuna tehsil of Banswara district, Kheda anicut on Chap River in Garhi tehsil and Sewaniya anicut near Hiran River in Sajjangarh tehsil.
- This will expand irrigation facilities in the area. Through anicut, the wastewater of the river can be stopped and used for agricultural purposes.
- The Chief Minister has also approved the repair work on the main canal of Bisalpur Project in Tonk district and Meja Dam at Banera in Bhilwara. It will cost Rs 20.32 crore.
- It is noteworthy that the Chief Minister had announced the construction of Anicut in the budget speech 2023-24.
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