27.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Nitish bats for EBC quota in central jobs, varsities   Chief minister Nitish Kumar on pitched for separate reservation for the EBCs (extremely backward classes) in the central government’s appointments as well as admissions in central education institutions on the line of Bihar government’s Karpoori formula.   The Centre currently provides 27% reservation to OBCs (other backward classes), which include … Read more

22.12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Financial incentives on anvil to woo investors in high priority industry   In a major step to encourage investments in high priority sectors, the Bihar government has amended its existing industrial investment promotion policy 2016 to dole out huge financial incentives, which include skill development subsidy of Rs 20,000 per employee and interest … Read more

15.12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar Government launches Safe City Surveillance scheme for Women Safety   The Bihar government has launched Safe City Surveillance Scheme for checking crime against women. It aims to bring all major public places under watch of close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and improve overall crime control in the state. The scheme has been launched in a phase-wise … Read more

14.12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Railway projects hanging fire in state   The railways’ ambitious move to execute the pending projects on a cost-sharing basis with the states is yet to bear desired results in many states, including Bihar where certain projects are hanging fire because of resource crunch. According to a Railway Board official, Jharkhand and Karnataka have positively responded to the railways’ … Read more

06-12-2017 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   280 of Bihar’s 305 colleges provided Wi-Fi connectivity   The Bihar government has provided WiFi connectivity to 280 of the 305 constituent colleges in the state. It targets to provide WiFi connectivity to the remaining colleges by March 2018 under the CM Nitish Kumar’s ‘Saat Nishchay’ initiative. The government has also decided to install solar panels at those … Read more

18.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar government set to roll out battery-run buses, autos   The Bihar government has taken cognizance of the rise in air pollution in Patna and is planning to roll out battery-operated public transport vehicles on the city roads to check pollution According to him, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has been assigned the installation as well as maintenance … Read more

10.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar to have organic farming corridors along Ganges: Nitish Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the state would give a boost to organic farming by forming a “corridor” along both sides of the river Ganges. “Organic farming is the way forward. Many enterprising farmers in our state have taken initiatives on their … Read more

04.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar Government to apply reservation formula in engaging outsourced employees   The Bihar government decided to follow its reservation policy while engaging professionals and other employees through outsourcing agencies. The new policy will make private outsourcing agencies recruit manpower based on the reservation policy of the state government if they want to work with the … Read more

20-10-2017 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   No salary to teachers for 6 months   Even as the Bihar government has announced payment of October salary to its permanent employees before Diwali, such a move has not been made for the three lakh school teachers appointed on contract, who have not been paid their salary for six months. As for the immediate reason for … Read more

16-10-2017 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Four new old age homes to be opened in state soon   With the objective of sheltering elderly people, especially those abandoned by their next of kin or otherwise having none to look after them, the Bihar government is set to open four new old age homes in different towns in the coming … Read more

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