Nitish Kumar inaugurated foundation stones for 304 cr Project in north Bihar

Vastavam web: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today inaugurated and laid foundation stones for nearly 200 projects worth more than Rs 300 crore in this district as part of his state-wide “Vikas Samiksha Yatra”.The Chief Minister visited Raghopur village, which falls under a block of the same name, in the north Bihar district where he launched 198 projects worth Rs 304 crore before addressing a public meeting.At the public meeting, the Chief Minister said Bihar was the first state where women were provided 50 per cent reservation in Panchayat and civic body polls, besides 35 per cent quota for the fair sex in police jobs.

“During my visit to various districts as part of Vikas Samiksha Yatra, I am given guard of honour mostly by women police personnel. This highlights the change that has come in the society”, he said.The Chief Minister also urged the people of the state to “educate your children without worrying about the expenses involved as the state government is there to provide you with all necessary assistance”.”Banks have not been up to the mark in facilitating this scheme hence a decision has been taken to set up a state finance commission through which 12th pass boys and girls will be provided with loans”, he added.

The Chief Minister also spoke about the improvement in law and order situation as well as the standard of living of common people in the aftermath of his government’s radical step of banning sale and consumption of alcohol.