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Benefitting students in remote areas, first-of-its-kind mobile library on camels starts in Rajasthan

The current times of the pandemic have definitely proved that necessity fuels innovation. Taking this idea to the grassroots, camels are now being used for a variety of purposes in Rajasthan. When millions of students stand stranded amid the confines of their homes, the authorities are using the ship of the desert to ensure a regular supply of books for them. Through the novel initiative of a camel-borne mobile library, the authorities are fueling the lamp of education for children in far-flung areas of the state.

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Jaipur's ace shooter Avani Lekhara wins Bronze at Tokyo Paralympics after her big Gold win!

Bringing glory to the nation, Jaipur's star-shooter Avani Lekhara has become the first Indian woman to clinch two medals at the Tokyo Paralympics. Bagging a bronze in the Women's 50m Rifle 3-positions SH1, she scored her second medal at the international tournament today. Before this, the prodigious girl brought home India's first Gold at the Paralympics, outperforming all other participants in R2 Women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH, held on August 30.

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Rajasthan's biodiversity conservation project to support & strengthen local ecosystems!

Aiming to protect the state's rich flora and fauna, a biodiversity conservation project is being executed in Rajasthan, with assistance from Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), a French development agency. Being implemented across the eastern regions of the territory, the Rajasthan Forestry and Bio Development Project has already received approval from the state government. It is expected that this initiative will support local ecosystems in the state.

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Unique in design & display, Jaipur's Gyan Museum is a window to world history!

Inspired by the freedom and fervour of their father who was a collector of decorative items of all sorts, Dhaddha Brothers consolidated his memory by opening Gyan Museum. The blueprint of this museum in Jaipur was conceptualised by Paul Mathieu and the artefacts showcased here are kept in enclosed spaces that appear futuristic in design. So let's embark upon a virtual walk through the corridors of Gyan Museum, to foster your love for all things vintage and archaic!

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Rajasthan bags 1st position in Smart City Mission rankings, Jaipur at the 28th spot!

Winning acclaim for its comprehensive efforts, Rajasthan secured the first spot in an online ranking of 36 states and union territories, on the basis of projects under the Smart City Mission. Amid the list of 100 best cities, Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer and Jaipur bagged the 5th, 10th, 22nd and 28th positions, respectively. Releasing the new rank list on Thursday, the central government recognised the works of various state and local administrations to upgrade their overall infrastructure.

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