Rajasthan's Revenue Collection Dropped By 70% Due To COVID-19: Ashok Gehlot

“Our income assortment has dropped by 70 per cent”: Ashok Gehlot


The Rajasthan authorities’s income assortment has dropped by 70 per cent as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot mentioned on Saturday, alleging that regardless of repeated calls for, the Centre has not introduced grants and bundle for states.

He additionally mentioned that it can be crucial that “cash is pumped and buying energy of individuals is enhanced in order that demand will be generated”.

“In each video convention with the prime minister, I requested him to supply grants to states and bundle for them, however that demand was not addressed,” Mr Gehlot instructed a press convention.

The state authorities’s borrowing capability has been elevated however the Centre ought to announce a bundle for all states, he mentioned and alleged that the central authorities’s financial insurance policies are “mistaken”.

The chief minister mentioned that because of the COVID-19 disaster, “our income assortment has dropped by 70 per cent”.

“Now we have fashioned a committee to recommend measures for revival of financial actions,” he mentioned.


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