02.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bidupur bridge to be ready by 2021, says minister   Patna will soon have its own avatar of Bandra-Worli Sea Link with the government setting the deadline of 2021 for readying the Kachchi Dargah- Bidupur bridge over the Ganga. Touted as the longest river bridge in India, the six-lane stretch connecting Patna and Vaishali will be … Read more

31.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR 3 hydroelectric projects closed, eight transferred to Jharkhand   The state cabinet approved the closure of three hydroelectric power projects due to technical and financial unviability. It also cancelled the two proposed hydroelectric projects due to unavailability of land and decided to hand over its eight hydroelectric units in Jharkhand to the Jharkhand government. All these … Read more

30.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Centre to release special funds for six Maoist-hit districts in state   The Centre is to allocate special yearly funds to 35 different districts across seven states in India, including six districts in Bihar that are worst affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE). The funds are meant for development of public infrastructure and services and to … Read more

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

26.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar govt sanctions Rs 100 crore a year for minorities   The Bihar government allocated Rs 100 crore per annum for a scheme aimed at employment generation among people from minority communities belonging to families with a modest income.   Govt gave its nod for an amendment in the guidelines for “Mukhayamantri Alpasankhyak Rozgar Rin Yojana” … Read more

25.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR 53 crore children to get deworming tablets on February 19   Over 5.53 crore children in the age group of 1-19 years will be administered Albendazole – a chewable tablet – in all government, government-aided and private schools to mark National Deworming Day (NDD) on February 19.   The state health department has drawn up a … Read more

21 & 22.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Biharsharif makes it to Smart City list   Union housing and urban affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has announced the name of nine more cities chosen in the latest round of the Centre’s flagship Smart Cities Mission.   The number of cities picked under the project now stands at 99. Under the scheme, each … Read more

18.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  BIHAR Drones to keep tab on Railways project   The East Central Railway (ECR) has decided to use high-tech drone cameras to keep a close surveillance on the progress of ongoing railway projects worth several crores in the zone during 2017-2018 fiscal.   Drones are being used by the railways for the first time for 11 … Read more

16.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar legislature’s budget session from February 26   The budget session of the bicameral state legislature in Bihar is likely to commence on February 26 and the state budget would be presented the next day, an official said. Other decisions taken at the cabinet meeting include state guarantee for a Rs 500 crore loan to be taken by … Read more

An introduction to economy of Bihar

An introduction to economy of Bihar BIHAR ECONOMY: AN OVERVIEW The growth momentum of the Bihar’s economy, experienced in the last decade, was continued in the recent years also. Last year the Central Statistical Organisation has released a new series of GSDP, with 2011-12 as the base year for estimation of both national and state … Read more

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