Hindustan Petroleum Corporation's (HPCL) Rs 37,230-crore refinery-cum-petrochemical project at Pachpadra in Barmer of Rajasthan is said to help the state develop economically enormously. According to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, the project is expected to bring an overall investment of Rs 60,000-70,000 crore in the area.
Rajasthan has claimed that its capital Jaipur will see the Metro running this June itself. It claimed that the Metro had been constructed in a record time of less than two and half years thanks to the support from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said this in his meeting with the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia in Delhi on March 20.