Monday, August 15th, 2016

Nitish Kumar pledges to work for fast development of the state

Narada Desk | August 15, 2016 12:31 pm Print
"Our resolve is Bihar's development. The state is developing fast and it is for everyone to realise," Nitish Kumar said.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (Photo: IANS)

While addressing people on the 70th Independence day celebrations Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the national flag. On the occasion he  said that his government – JD(U) ,RJD and Congress  government  is committed to the fast development of the state. He said ‘Sushasan’ (good governance) has been established in Bihar and his government is doing everything for just development.

“Our resolve is Bihar’s development. The state is developing fast and it is for everyone to realise,” Nitish Kumar said.

With reference to the ‘seven resolves’ of his government, Nitish Kumar said the state government has already fulfilled one resolve — providing 35 per cent reservation to women in government jobs.

The government has also initiated works for providing tap water and electricity to all households and constructing toilets, he said.

“By February 2017, we will provide facility of free wi-fi in all college campuses,” he said.

Nitish Kumar said his government’s decision to ban liquor trade and consumption is bringing about a social change in the state. “Liquor ban has helped to change environment in villages. It is a beginning of a social change and reform.”

He sought help of all sections to enforce liquor ban in Bihar as a model for the country.

Nitish Kumar said the state had developed in the last one decade in all sectors, including education, health and agriculture.

Bihar’s economy has improved in recent years as reflected in its high growth rate and development, he said.