The credit is being provided from IDA, the World Bank’s concessionary lending arm, and the credit is on IDA terms with a maturity of 25 years, including a 5 year grace period.
This was the first 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2x195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station (TPS) Plant of KBUNL. The second 195 MW unit is expected to be commissioned in the on-going 2015-16 financial year.
The four member committee headed by Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh has been asked to submit its report to the government in one month time.
The storm with a wind speed of more than 150 kmph hit several districts of the state namely Purnia, Madhepura, Madhubani, Katihar, Sitamarhi, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Bhagalpur and Supaul.
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.
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.
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.
Government also hiked the MLA development fund from the existing 2 crore rupees in a year to 3 crore rupees from financial year 2016.
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.
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 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 Keshari Nath Tripathi has been given the additional charge of Bihar.
The Bihar cabinet recognised eunuch and transgender as third gender.
The Bihar Mahotsav started on 26 April 2014 amid strains of thumri, colourful folk performances and aroma of traditional cuisine.
NTPC signed MoU with BSPGCL and LBCPL to develop a 1320 MW Thermal Power Project at Kajra in Lakhisarai district of Bihar.
The Bihar government on 3 December 2013 approved a new surrender and rehabilitation policy for Maoists.
Jairam Ramesh announced that the food subsidy and foodgrain allocation would be doubled for the state of Bihar.
The Bihar Government on 18 September 2013 approved the proposal of Disaster Management department for declaring the 33 districts of Bihar as drought-hit.
ADB and Union government signed an agreement for 300 million US dollars in additional loan to upgrade highways in Bihar
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 trust motion moved at the special session of Bihar assembly by securing 126 votes. He was supported by Congress and CPI members.
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.
Annual Plan for the year 2013-14 for Bihar was finalized in New Delhi on 15 May 2013 at 34000 crore rupees
The Bihar Cabinet passed the proposal of 35 percent seat reservation for women in recruitment of constables and sub-inspectors in the state.
Finance and Deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi on 22 February 2013 Bihar presented a revenue surplus Budget for financial year2013-14.
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....
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
India Current Affairs December 2012. Bihar's public grievance redressal website received the Silver Icon Web Ratna Award 2012 on 10 December 2012
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...
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