Rajasthan government inks 51 pacts worth Rs 11,531.21 crore with companies

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A total of 51 pacts worth Rs 11,531.21 crore were signed between various companies and the state government on Saturday.

The memorandums of understanding (MoUs), was signed by various departments, related to tourism, agriculture, industries, urban development, housing and mining sectors.

Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) has also signed some MoUs. The projects will create more than 26,000 direct jobs.

Chief Secretary C S Rajan, while highlighting the progress in investment commitment made during Resurgent Rajasthan summit held in November last year, said that nearly 80% land for the projects has been identified.

The MoU signing ceremony on Saturday follows the Resurgent Rajasthan summit during which the state government had signed MoUs worth Rs 3.21 lakh crore.

Rajasthan has already cleared investment proposals worth Rs 4,452. 81 crore.

Industries Minister Gajendra Singh, Agriculture Minister Prabhu Lal Saini, Minister of State for Tourism Krishnendra Kaur and Minister of State for Mines Raj Kumar Rinwa were also present on the occasion.