Bihar’s former chief minister and veteran socialist leader Karpoori Thakur should be honoured with Bharat Ratna, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has demanded. Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav has also supported the demand.
After horrendous economic performance during 1990-2005, Bihar had witnessed a comparative advantage with the new commitment to governance, infrastructural overhaul and reforms in the energy sector.
With a view to give a boost to livelihood and employment opportunities among rural women Chief Minister Nitish Kumar led government has decided to engage Jeevika groups in supply of food in all government hospitals and stitch school dress for students from 1st to 12th standard.
The next and third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) has been uniquely designed to boost demand for job roles at the regional level. Adopting a demand-driven approach, PMKVY 3.0 is aimed at connecting local youth with local jobs.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has assets worth Rs 56.5 lakh, while his son Nishant’s owns assets worth Rs 3.62 crore. Most of Nitish Kumar’s cabinet colleagues are also richer than the Chief Minister.