Bihar Development Forum
Seven years on, the proposed central university near the ancient seat of learning in Vikramshila (Bhagalpur), announced as part of the Rs 1,25,000-crore special package for Bihar by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the 2015 assembly elections, awaits land acquisition to get closer to reality.
“Momentum of the economy should be maintained. So it would be better to focus more on local containment,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised to states during a high-level meeting with Chief Ministers and Lt. Governors/ Administrators of States/UTs to review Public Health Preparedness to COVID-19 and National COVID-19 Vaccination Progress.
Students enrolled at Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University (TMBU) as well as 12 constituent and 14 affiliated colleges associated with the university, face an uncertain future due to constant delays in sessions.
Four districts from Bihar – Muzaffarpur, Aurangabad, Banka and Sheikhpura – have ranked among the top five most improved in the field of education sector, as per the NITI Aayog’s Aspirational District ranking.
Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav tied the knot with his school friend Rachel Godinho in a low-key affair in Delhi on December 9. The wedding took place at Tejashwi’s sister Misa Bharti’s farmhouse in the national capital.
Bihar Development Forum is the flagship initiative of BiharConnect. It seeks to shape Bihar’s development agenda by engaging with the key stakeholders including policymakers, bureaucrats, academia, industry leaders, thinkers, practitioners and the society at large.