Jaipur: Hailing Raje government’s plans and achievements in last one year, the Rajasthan Governor Kalayan Singh today said the government was committed for all round development of the state. Besides development, Rajasthan has set up a mile stone by making education mandatory for contestants in Panchayat Raj elections which went very peacefully the Governor said in his address on the opening day of the budget session of the state assembly here.

Rajasthan government was attempting all possible efforts and committed for all round development of the state since it came to power in 2013, he said. Very soon Rajasthan would be included among the leading states in the country with its speed and success in all sectors, the Governor said. With historic public mandate in assembly polls, the state government has felt its responsibility to fulfill aspirations and expectations of public, the Governor said.

The Governor just read a few paragraphs, beginning and last ones, of his speech as the Parliamentary Affairs Minister R S Rathore requested the governor that it would be considered as “read” because of his health condition. The government was dedicated to improve law and order situation, create new jobs, and strengthening infrastructure, and complete its commitments made to public, he said. In his 58 pages speech, Governor said the state’s plan size was raised from Rs 40,500 cr of 2013-14 to Rs 69820 cr in 2014-15.

On Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s integrated approach of development the Centre had set up a NITI commission, and on this pattern Rajasthan also set up a Chief Minister Advisory Council and eight sub-groups on various sectors for strengthening of infrastructure in the state, the Governor said. The state government has peacefully conducted Civic Bodies and Panchayat Raj polls, taken up “clean India” movement under PM’s national plan on war footing, and made it compulsory for contestants in Panchayat Raj polls to build a toilet in their home first, he said, adding in last four months altogether 6 lakh toilets were constructed in villages.