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Bihar Budget 2015-16: Highlights

Published on: 19-MAR-2015
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

State Government of Bihar led presented the state budget for the financial year 2015-16 of 120685.32 crore rupees. The budget, has no new tax proposals.

Kirket, a film on former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad’s life launched

Published on: 04-MAR-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Kirti Azad is the actor of the film that is based on his cricket journey and highlights the difficulties of Bihar cricket. It is story of talented but underprivileged young boys who can do wonders if given chance.

Nitish Kumar took oath as Chief Minister of Bihar

Published on: 23-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

He succeeds Jitan Ram Manjhi who resigned from his office on 20 February 2015. With this, Nitish took oath as the state’s chief minister for the fourth term.

Bihar Government decided to grant 35% reservation for women in Non-Gazetted jobs

Published on: 19-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Government also hiked the MLA development fund from the existing 2 crore rupees in a year to 3 crore rupees from financial year 2016.

Bihar State Cabinet approved the inclusion of Dusadh caste in Mahadalit category

Published on: 18-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The approval was granted on the proposal of state SC/ST welfare department which demanded categorisation of Dusadh (Dhari and Dhadi) caste in the Mahadalit category.

Bihar decided to provide free education to SC, ST and girl students till PG

Published on: 04-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and girl students of Bihar will be granted free education till Post Graduation in the state. The decision was made in meeting of the state cabinet of Bihar Government.

Bihar Government increased maternity leave period to 180 days from 135 days

Published on: 07-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Bihar Government increased the duration of maternity leave to 180 days and also made provisions for 730 days of child care leave. These leaves will be allowed for two children during entire service period.

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi appointed as Governor of Bihar

Published on: 25-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has been given the additional charge of Bihar.

Bihar government recognised transgender as third gender

Published on: 11-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

The Bihar cabinet recognised eunuch and transgender as third gender.

Bihar Mahostav began in Delhi

Published on: 26-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

The Bihar Mahotsav started on 26 April 2014 amid strains of thumri, colourful folk performances and aroma of traditional cuisine.

NTPC signed MoU to Develop Kajra Thermal Project of 1320 MW in Bihar

Published on: 24-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

NTPC signed MoU with BSPGCL and LBCPL to develop a 1320 MW Thermal Power Project at Kajra in Lakhisarai district of Bihar.

Bihar announced New Surrender and Rehabilitation Policy for Maoists

Published on: 04-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 84 people agreed

The Bihar government on 3 December 2013 approved a new surrender and rehabilitation policy for Maoists.

Bihar to get double food subsidy and foodgrain allocation under National Food Security Act

Published on: 07-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Jairam Ramesh announced that the food subsidy and foodgrain allocation would be doubled for the state of Bihar.

Bihar Government Declared 33 Districts as Drought-Affected

Published on: 19-SEP-2013
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The Bihar Government on 18 September 2013 approved the proposal of Disaster Management department for declaring the 33 districts of Bihar as drought-hit.

300M US Dollars Additional ADB Financing to help Upgrade 254 km of State Highways in Bihar

Published on: 13-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

ADB and Union government signed an agreement for 300 million US dollars in additional loan to upgrade highways in Bihar

Rural Development Ministry approved 4130 Crore for Bihar under PMGSY

Published on: 06-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 60 people agreed

 Rural Development Ministry on 6 July 2013 approved 4130 crore rupees for the construction of 5700 km of rural roads in Bihar.

Nitish Kumar won Vote of Confidence in Bihar Assembly with support of 126 MLAs

Published on: 20-JUN-2013
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Nitish Kumar won trust motion moved at the special session of Bihar assembly by securing 126 votes. He was supported by Congress and CPI members.

JD(U) parted away from NDA after breaking its Alliance

Published on: 18-JUN-2013
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

JD(U) dumped BJP in Bihar after breaking its alliance from NDA after 17 years. Nitish Kumar will seek Vote of Confidence in the sate Cabinet on 19 June 2013.

Bihar Plan for 2013-14 Finalized at 34000 Crore Rupees

Published on: 16-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

 Annual Plan for the year 2013-14 for Bihar was finalized in New Delhi on 15 May 2013 at 34000 crore rupees

Bihar Cabinet gave its nod on Quota for Women in Police

Published on: 18-APR-2013
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The Bihar Cabinet passed the proposal of 35 percent seat reservation for women in recruitment of constables and sub-inspectors in the state.

Bihar Budget 2013-14- A Revenue Surplus Budget was presented by Sushil Kumar Modi

Published on: 22-FEB-2013
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Finance and Deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi on 22 February 2013 Bihar presented a revenue surplus Budget for financial year2013-14.

Government of Bihar to hold Bandi Darbars in Jail for redressal of Complaints by Prisoners

Published on: 17-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Government of Bihar in the month of December announced that that it is going to hold bandi darbars in jails across the state for on-the-spot resolution of complaints by jail inmates related to food, health and other civic facilities....

Bihar State Government approved the New Jail Manual

Published on: 12-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2012. The Bihar government on 11 December 2012 approved new jail manual that has provision for elaborate computer generated record of inmates including their voice samples

Bihar received the Silver Icon Web Ratna Award 2012

Published on: 12-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2012. Bihar's public grievance redressal website received the Silver Icon Web Ratna Award 2012 on 10 December 2012

Swiss Company Launched Health Product in Bihar

Published on: 10-NOV-2012
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. A Switzerland-based company on 9 November 2012 launched an insecticidal bed net and community water filter in the Patna district of Bihar to fight against diseases like Dengue, Malaria and Diarrhoea...

Adhikaar Rally Held in Bihar Demanding Special Status for the State

Published on: 05-NOV-2012
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar on 4 November 2012 held and presided over Adhikar Rally which turned out to be one of most historical rally in Gandhi Maidan of Patna as far as its turnout is concerned

5 October observed as Dolphin Day in Bihar

Published on: 08-OCT-2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India Current Affairs October 2012. Bihar on 5 October 2012 observed Dolphin Day

Union HRD Ministry announced to set up Two Central Universities in Bihar

Published on: 16-JUL-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Union Human Resource Development Ministry on 13 July 2012 agreed to set up two central universities in the state

Bihar prohibited Sale and Manufacturing of All Tobacco Products for Next One Year

Published on: 31-MAY-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Bihar Government on 30 May 2012 prohibited the sale and manufacturing of all the tobacco products for next one year

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took the Oath as the Member of Bihar legislative council

Published on: 07-MAY-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, former Chief Minister and RJD leader Rabri Devi sworn in as members of the Bihar legislative council


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