04.02.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar: Graduate girls to get Rs 50,000, Inter pass Rs 25,000 now   The state government has increased the scholarship amount for unmarried Intermediate examination pass and graduate girls to Rs25,000 and Rs50,000, respectively under Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana from fiscal year 2021-22. Earlier, it was Rs10,000 for girls passing Intermediate examination and Rs25,000 … Read more

03.02.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar: Graduate girls to get Rs 50,000, Inter pass Rs 25,000 now   The state government has increased the scholarship amount for unmarried Intermediate examination pass and graduate girls to Rs25,000 and Rs50,000, respectively under Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana from fiscal year 2021-22. Earlier, it was Rs10,000 for girls passing Intermediate examination and Rs25,000 … Read more

02.02.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Union budget 2021-22: No major direct takeaways for Bihar   Bihar, which saw a crucial assembly election three months ago, did not seem to have got much direct benefits from the general budget presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, except for the funds allocation recommended by the Fifteenth Finance Commission. Former deputy CM and Rajya Sabha MP Sushil … Read more

01.02.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Nitish congratulates Centre for ‘balanced’ Union Budget despite Covid challenges   Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar  congratulated the Centre for coming out with a “balanced” Union Budget for the financial year 2021-2022 despite constraints on revenue collection in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. He also hailed Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s proposal to increase the budgetary outlay for health to over … Read more

30.01.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar: Raise health budget to 2.5% of GDP, says experts   Experts and common people expect special attention to health sector in the Union Budget to be presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman . The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the need of strengthening the health infrastructure in the country.   Both state IMA as well as the Indian Doctors for Peace and … Read more

29.01.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Patna University senate okays Rs 545-crore deficit budget   The Patna University (PU) senate passed a Rs 545.15-crore deficit budget for the 2021-2022 financial year. It will now be submitted to the government for its inclusion in the annual state budget.   The expenditure is likely to be met with grants from the education department (Rs … Read more

28.01.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Railways installs new surveillance system at Bihar’s Hajpur, 13 stations   East Central Railway (ECR) inaugurated an internet protocol (IP) based video surveillance security control centre at the headquarters in Hajipur. It has been made functional at 13 more stations under the ECR with an aim to further strengthen security system. Railways has already made this system functional at … Read more

27.01.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Agriculture department grabs ‘best tableau’ tag The state agriculture department won the first prize for the ‘best tableau’ during the Republic Day parade at Gandhi Maidan. While the health department stood second, the tableaux of the Women Development Corporation, Jeevika and water resources department won the third prize. Besides, SWAT commandos of the anti-terrorism squad and the … Read more

26.01.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR NITI Aayog’s innovation index: State finishes last   Bihar has finished last by getting 17th rank in the second edition of the India Innovation Index, 2020 released by NITI Aayog on Wednesday. The state had secured 16th rank in the country in the first edition of the index in 2019. Interestingly, the overall score of the state … Read more

24.01.21 Daily BPSC Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar govt to decide on proposed 15% increase in holding tax   The Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) decision to raise the holding tax by 15% is likely to increase the burden on the salaried class as well as professionals, especially when residents are still coping up with the Covid-19 pandemic.   As per the civic body’s … Read more

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