Dr. Nishikant Kumar
None of the educational institution of Bihar government have found a place in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) conducted by the Union Ministry of Education. IIT-Patna is the only educational institution based in Bihar that has managed to find a place in top 100 institutions in overall ranking across the country.
A large number of population in India have not yet been administered Covid vaccine. However, for those who have received the prescribed two doses of the vaccine, the question remains what next? Should they take booster doses? There is no scientifically proven or official guidelines on booster doses, yet. The decision on booster doses should be taken on the basis of local evidence and studies conducted in different parts of the country and not based on the decisions taken in the western countries.
India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by 20.1 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal led by revival in construction and manufacturing activities and the government’s push to infrastructure and public investment.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi government has prepared a plan to monetise unutilised infrastructure assets worth Rs.6 lakh crore across the sectors including railways, airports, coal mining, roads, telecom and power sectors over the next four years.
Five years ago, less than two per cent of the rural households in Bihar had tap water connections, making the state among the bottom five in terms of providing safe drinking water to its citizen. Now 87 per cent of the rural households in the state have tap water connection, thanks to Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal scheme implemented as part of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Saat Nischay (seven resolves)
Dr. Nishikant Kumar
Dr. Nishikant Kumar has nearly 10 years of experience in education and research. He is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from B.R. Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. Dr. Nishikant Kumar also holds Master of Arts in Rural Development. He is also a qualified lawyer holding Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM).