Barmer

Rajasthan government has high hopes from PCPIR

Gifted with a massive oil and gas reserve in its under-belly, Rajasthan is now aiming to become a prosperous state through its refinery and the proposed petroleum, chemicals and petrochemicals investment region (PCPIR). Rajasthan has high hopes from the Rs 44,000 crore oil refinery—a dream project of the Congress government that suffered several hiccups but...

Efforts being made to ensure return of Rajasthani man languishing in Pakistani jail

The Rajasthan government has approached the Ministry of External Affairs to take up the issue of Gemra Ram’s release with Pakistan’s government. Notably, the 20-year-old man from the border district of Barmer is currently lodged in Pakistan’s Sindh province’s Umarkot jail. Various organisations of Barmer have also sent petitions to the Rajasthan...

Ashok Gehlot reiterates demand for rail connectivity with Gujarat’s Kandla and Mundra

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has once again reiterated the state’s demand for rail connectivity of Jaisalmer and Barmer with the ports of Kandla and Mundra in Gujarat. Ashok Gehlot has demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should intervene in the matter to get the proposed rail connectivity approved by the railway ministry. Gehlot stressed...