IAS officer-turned politician Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, better known by his initials RCP Singh, was on Sunday named the next national president of Janata Dal (United), replacing Nitish Kumar.
A new department is likely to be formed in Bihar by February-March. It will be called the Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Currently the skill development work in the state comes under the Department of Labour Resources.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY) to boost employment in formal sector and incentivize creation of new employment opportunities during the Covid recovery phase under Atmanirbhar Bharat Package 3.0.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday inaugurated 12.27 km long elevated road connecting Digha to AIIMS in the state capital. The project has been developed with a cost of Rs.1289.25 crore.
India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) shrank by 7.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2020-21 after 23.9 per cent contraction in the first quarter. With two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth India has officially entered into recession.