In Rajasthan, Agriculture & allied activities still provide over 60% of all jobs, with industry (mainly construction and manufacturing) and services (mainly trade, hospitality, Government and Community Services) accounting for the rest of employment. The State Government has been creating a number of job opportunities under various sectors, but the increase in the job has been more than offset by the rapid growth of population.
In view of the limited scope for wage employment due to financial constraints, the thrust is now on self-employment. The facilities for vocational guidance and assistance for self- employment to the educated persons are, therefore, being given emphasis.
Expansion in education, medical and health, and housing facilities is envisaged creating new opportunities for self-employment. Technical training facilities will also be improved and it will be imparted in emerging areas to cater to the changing needs and pattern of industrialization and advancement of technology.
Concerted efforts are being made to provide assistance for employment/self-employment to women and other weaker section of society.