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Digital Rajasthan-a Glimpse of its IT Policy-2015

Rajasthan government launched its IT Policy-2015 with an aim to achieve good governance by having comprehensive growth, focusing on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and evolving e-Governance with ease of doing business, prompt delivery of services to make the state digitally inclined.

Operational period-

The policy came into existence in October, 2015 and will be available till the year 2025.


  • Make 2 individuals (a minimum one female per household) in every household e-literate
  • Create employment opportunities for 5 lakh people in the ICT sector
  • Develop at least 2,000 technology startups
  • Special focus on IT/ITeS/ESDM sector
  • Increase current investment in IT/ITeS sector as well as increase IT turnover to ₹ 50,000 crore
  • Increase IT exports from the state to ₹ 5000 crore
  • Establishment of Smart Cities all around the state
  • Connectivity up to Panchayat level by 2016
  • Promote Robotics and Open Source Technology

Main highlights:


  • The policy talks about making all the government services transparent so that people can have easy access.
  • Automated Unified Service Delivery and benefits transfer using e-Mitra and Bhamashah
  • Unrestricted and seamless means of service delivery -Web Portals, Mobile, e-Mitra Kiosks
  • Connectivity till village level (RajNET)
  • Automated electronic verifications and secure storage – Raj eVault
  • Complete readiness for mobile governance

IT/ITeS Industry Development-




Quality Certifications-

The state government will reimburse 30% of the expenditure of enterprises to obtain quality certifications for CMM (Capability Maturity Model) Level 2 upwards, amounting to a maximum of ₹ 5 lakh. Same shall be provided to BS7799 for security, to ITeS companies for attaining COPC and ESCM certifications as well. The IT/ITES units/companies/firms can claim this incentive only once.

Interest Subsidy-

  • Service enterprises having investment of more than ₹ 25 lakh shall be provided 5% Interest Subsidy on term loans
  • Reimbursement of Patent Filing Costs up to ₹ 3 lakh per patent awarded per year

Manpower Development-

Reimbursement up to ₹ 5 lakh on fixed capital for Manpower Development by the enterprises.

For more information, read the policy HERE

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