सुधार (एक स्नैपशॉट)

SECTORS

Labour & Employment Industry Ease of Doing Business Renewable Energy (Solar) Technical Education and Industry Tourism Roads Women’s Empowerment Empowerment of Masses PPP in Managing CHCs & PHCs Mining Environment Water Resources Health Food and Civil Supplies Agro-Business and Agri-Marketing Policy Affordable Housing Policy IT Policy Skill Development Fairs and Festivals Young Entrepreneurs Consolidation of Primary Education Mines Tourism Units All


Sector: Labour & Employment

REFORMS

Amendment in Section 25(K) Industrial Dispute Act to increase threshold limit of workers related to lay off, retrenchment or closure.

CONSEQUENCE

Increased from 100 to 300, which will help creation of more jobs.


Amendment in Section 25(N) & 25(O) of Industrial Dispute Act to mandate compulsory notice of 3 months prior to retrenchment /closure and payment of average equivalent wage for 3 months.
Safeguards interests of labour by providing in financial security.

Amendment in Section 9(D) of Industrial Dispute Act to raise the 15% of workers limit for registration of Union to 30%.
It is felt that in a unit, 3 Unions are sufficient. This should lead to healthier industrial relations.

Amendment in Section 2(A) of Industrial Dispute Act to set time limit on filling cases related to discharge, dismissal, retrenchment or termination of worker.
Till now there was no time limit leading to innumerable court cases. Now with the time limit of 3 years, number of such cases should go down thereby giving the management more ease of doing business.

Amendment in Part-II of Scheduled-V of Industrial Dispute Act and defining within ‘Go Slow’.
Now that is defined, ‘go slow’ as a disruptive practice can be controlled.

Amendment in Factories Act 1948 increasing of threshold limit of units covered from 10 workers (manufacturing units using power and 20 workers manufacturing units not using power to 20 and 40 respectively.
Promotes setting up a small units and their ease of doing business without getting into complexities brought in by Factories Act.

Amendment of Section 85 of Factories Act allowing state to impose restrictions on any units using hazardous manufacturing procedures.
Ensures that the safety of workers is not compromised.

Amendment of Section 105(1) of Factories Act to indicate levels for taking cognizance of offences.
Now an Inspector can complain to a court about an offence under the Act only after obtaining prior sanction in writing from the State Government. This should reduce the Inspector Raj.

Amendment in Factories Act to allow compounding of offences.
Introduction of this provision will allow compounding of first time offences leading to much less number of litigations.

Amendment in Contract Labour (R&A) Act 1970 increasing the threshold size of units from 20 workers to 50 workers in order to be covered by this Act.
Should bring in a much higher degree of comfort in out sourcing / procuring from small and tiny /suppliers and promote engagement of contractual labour.

Amendments in Apprentices Act to allow state to reimburse to industry half the cost of training incase of units with 250 workers or more and full cost of training in units with less than to 50 workers.
This will meet a long standing demand from industry to assist in basic training given to trade apprentices.

Amendment in Section 9(L) to allow third party training.
Will help or units who do not sufficient training infrastructure.

State Apprenticeship council to prescribe duration of training courses.
A much sought after relief since it makes training duration more practical and more short.

State Apprenticeship Council/ State Apprenticeship Advisor to resolve disputes in case of termination of apprenticeship contract.
Should reduce avoidable litigation to a significant extent.

State Apprenticeship Council authorized to decide the ratio of apprentices in a particular trade.
Brings in flexibility in promoting trades that are in demand.

Stipend not to be less than minimum wages for unskilled worker.
A labour friendly amendment.

State Apprenticeship Council no longer mandatorily affiliated to the National Council.
Will lead to faster decision making in issues related to training/ apprenticeship.

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Sector: Industry

REFORMS

Exemption from various provisions of Boilers Act 1923 One time registration; No yearly renewal; Private Party certification.

CONSEQUENCE

Removing Inspector Raj.

 


Sector: Ease of Doing Business

REFORMS

Ranked 6 in the country based on stellar performance in regulatory reforms.

CONSEQUENCE

Indicates the seriousness of the State Government in improving business environment.

 


Sector: All

REFORMS

The requirement of submitting notarized /attested documents done away with.

CONSEQUENCE

Should reduce paper work /formalities for every one concerned.

 


Sector: Renewable Energy (Solar)

REFORMS

Solar Power Generation Projects – No need for conversion of land. Necessary amendments made in land revenue rules.

CONSEQUENCE

Will cut down time in establishment of projects.

 


Sector: Technical Education and Industry

REFORMS

Incubation Centres being set up in Engineering Colleges in every division with Rs. 50 lakh per centre as seed money.

CONSEQUENCE

To promote innovation and improve industry-academics interface.

 


Sector: Tourism

REFORMS

Tourism enterprises exempted from paying conversion and development charges.

CONSEQUENCE

To encourage creation of tourism infrastructure.

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Sector: Roads

REFORMS

PPP in development of 20,000 kms. of highways; creation of State Highway Authority; focus on contract management.

CONSEQUENCE

Strengthening of infrastructure and bringing in Private Sector efficiencies.

 


Sector: Women’s Empowerment

REFORMS

Bhamashah Card in the name of female head of family, linked to bank account. Bhamashah Card is a multi purpose card which will serve not only identity but also as an ATM Card, Ration, Scholarships and other benefits.

CONSEQUENCE

All direct transfer of benefits on this platform.

 

50% reservation of seats in PRIs and ULBs.
Giving women a greater say in governance.

 


Sector: Empowerment of Masses

REFORMS

Making education qualifications mandatory in order to contest elections to PRIs and ULBs. Further those contesting elections shall have to have functional sanitary toilets in their residencies thereby promoting Swach Bharat.

CONSEQUENCE

With high levels of devolution of funds to local bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions, educated representatives should be able to plan and utilize resources optimally.

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Sector: PPP in Managing CHCs & PHCs

REFORMS

Managing of Primary and secondary health care institutions in partnership with Private players.

CONSEQUENCE

To assure better quality health care in the interiors of the state.

 


Sector: Mining

REFORMS

Farmers & Industries can mine Gypsum for captive use.

CONSEQUENCE

To bring in more income to families and encourage domestic industry.

Process of allocation of Mineral leases computerized.
To bring in transparency.

 


Sector: Environment

REFORMS

Computerized process for seeking Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate.

CONSEQUENCE

To bring in transparency and speedy processing.

 

Tatkal scheme for seeking Consent.
To enable speedy processing.

 


Sector: Water Resources

REFORMS

Setting up of State River Basin Authority.

CONSEQUENCE

Inter linking of river basins and thereby maximize advantages of water harvesting; laying of drinking water grids.

 

 


Sector: Health

REFORMS

Free Health Insurance for 1 crore families – insured for Rs. 30,000 for common diseases and upto Rs. 3 lakhs for serious ailments. Low premium load on government and no TPA.

CONSEQUENCE

Reduce pressure on Government Health System and provide access to quality hospitalization and care in empanelled private hospitals.

 

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Sector: Food & Civil Supplies

REFORMS

Large-scale exercise of rationalization of existing Ration Card and replacing them with digitized card. Ration shops being converted into Annapurna Bhandars under PPP which will stock multi brand retail items at reasonable prices.

CONSEQUENCE

Prevention of subsidy leakages. Increased incomes to Ration dealers and increased availability of consumer items at interior places.

 

 


Sector: Agro-business and Agri-marketing policy

REFORMS

Declared as priority sector. Significant incentives granted to promote investment in these sectors (including in livestock feed sector)

CONSEQUENCE

Increased employment and improved farm logistics.

 

 


Sector: Affordable Housing Policy

REFORMS

Leveraging Private enterprise to unleash the potential of land to create 1 lakh dwelling units per year for EWS/LIG sectors.

CONSEQUENCE

Important steps in long-term sustainable urbanization.

 

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Sector: IT Policy

REFORMS

To boost investment in IT and enabled services sectors. Entails easing of procedures for stimulating start-ups in the sector.

CONSEQUENCE

Employment and incomes with in the state.

 

 


Sector: Skill Development

REFORMS

Rajasthan Skill and Livelihood development Corporation is conducting widespread skilling in a variety of trades in 250 centers in the state. 1.93 lakh youth have already been trained and 2 lakh youth are under training.

Partnership have been developed with private companies to carryout niche skilling.

Partnerships with institutes like ITE Singapore to create world class hospitality center in ITI, Udaipur. Private ITIs being encouraged as is adoption of government ITIs.

Restructuring & strengthening of Employment Exchanges

Third party assessment of skill training

Advocacy to make skill training aspirational; main-streaming of ITI – education equivalence.

CONSEQUENCE

Improvement of employability, better connect between job seekers and industry. 90,000 plus trainees already placed in jobs.

 

 


Sector: Fairs and Festivals

REFORMS

Reinventing existing events and creating new events to engage visitors and increase recall value of touristic products. Events are being encouraged through PPP /sponsorships and by engagement of professional event managers.

CONSEQUENCE

Increased tourism, higher degrees of cultural activities and higher tourism related incomes.

 

 


Sector: Young entrepreneurs

REFORMS

Start up policy.

CONSEQUENCE

To encourage start-ups and provide assistance in incubation of ideas.

 

 


Sector: Consolidation of Primary Education

REFORMS

One Adarsh School (Class I to XII) in each Gram Panchyat.

CONSEQUENCE

Should transform school education in the state.

 

 


Sector: Mines

REFORMS

Mineral Policy.

CONSEQUENCE

Transparency (e-auction); environmentally sustainable mining.

 

 


Sector: Tourism Units

REFORMS

Policy framework to promote and incentivize setting up of tourism unit and manage heritage property and heritage hotels. Involves large-scale simplification of procedure.

CONSEQUENCE

Boost to tourism industry.


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