Health sector in Bihar

The major health and demographic indicators of the State like infant mortality rate (IMR), maternal mortality ratio (MMR), total fertility rate (TFR), etc. are much higher than the all-India level and reflect a poor health status in the State. The Human Development Index (HDI), a composite of literacy, life expectancy and per capita income, has … Read more

Health policy in Bihar

In the last few years, Bihar has shown improvement on some important family health indicators, driven by cumulative efforts of the national and the state government to strengthen the state public health system’s quality. The latest data released by the fourth National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015–2016, shows that the share of women availing institutional … Read more

District and Divisions of Bihar part 4

Nawada Nawada district is one of the thirty-seven districts of Bihar state, India, and Nawada town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Nawada district occupies an area of 2492 km² and has a population of 1,809,425 (as of 2001). Headquarters: Nawadah Area: 2,494 km Population: Total: 1359694 Rural: 1265138 Urban: 94556 Sub Divisions: Nawadah, Rajauli Blocks: Kauakol,Varsaliganj, Nawadah, … Read more

District and Divisions of Bihar part 3

Gopalganj Gopalganj is a town, municipality and headquarters of Gopalganj district in the Indian state of Bihar. Modern District of Gopalganj was established on October 2, 1973. Gopalganj district covers 2,033 square kilometres (785 sq mi) in area and ranks as the 26th largest district in the state of Bihar. The district is mostly plains and fertile land. In the district’s western part, the Gandak river flows southwards. It … Read more

Awards and Honors of Bihar

Awards and Honors of Bihar The Government of Bihar State gives awards and honors to distinguished persons of different fields on the occasion of 26th January, 15th August or other special occasions. The awardees are given citation, cash prizes and shawl.   Bihar Vishyak Granth                         :  Land, natural regions, art and daily life   … Read more

11.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar govt’s bid to attract investors in textile sector   Department of Industries, Government of Bihar in association with Apparel Export Promotion Council(AEPC) organised an apparel meet at Ludhiana   The objective of the meeting was to showcase initiatives taken by Bihar government to attract investment in apparel and textile sector.   Speaking on the occasion, … Read more

Former Princely States of Bihar and Zamindaris

Former Princely States of Bihar and Zamindaris RAJPUT PRINCELY STATES & ZAMINDARI ESTATES IN BIHAR Before the Partition of India in 1947, hundreds (565) of Princely States, also called Native States, existed in India which were not fully and formally part of British India but enjoyed a British protectorate and indirect rule. These were the … Read more

Natural hazards and other related aspects of Bihar

Natural hazards and other related aspects of Bihar             Major Natural hazards of Bihar state includes: Earthquake Floods Drought It also suffers from heat wave and cold wave. We will see about these one by one here: Earthquake Bihar is situated in the high seismic zone that falls on the limit … Read more

Bihar Vegetation

  Bihar Vegetation   Bihar is arranged on the banks of the waterway Ganges. The stream Ganges moves through the state and goes through areas of Buxar, Bhojpur, Chapra, Patna, Vaishali, Begusarai and Bhagalpur. In the north, the Bihar state has regular outskirts with the Nepal. In the east, it is bound by west Bengal … Read more

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