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Nudge for food park

Ranchi, May 6: Chief secretary Rajiv Gauba on Wednesday asked the developers building the mega food park in Getalsud on the state capital's outskirts to complete construction latest by July 31.

Gauba was reviewing a meeting at Project Building attended by development commissioner R.S. Poddar, finance secretary Amit Khare, rural development secretary N.N. Sinha, agriculture secretary N.M. Kulkarni and industry secretary Himani Pande.

Probe PIL

Ranchi: A PIL was filed at Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday, seeking a CBI probe into the assets of Panki MLA Bidesh Singh who is alleged to have amassed wealth more than his known sources of income. The petition has been filed by Jharkhand Against Corruption led by social activist Durga Oraon. Oraon said that Singh had property worth about Rs 30 crore in Palamau and Ranchi.

Jharcraft deal

Ranchi: State silk and handicraft corporation Jharcraft on Wednesday signed an MoU with Tamil Nadu Handloom Weavers' Co-operative Society Ltd (Co-Optex) in Tamil Nadu. As per the agreement, Jharcraft will display its products at over 200 Co-Optex stores across the country and vice versa, Jharcraft MD A.T. Mishra said.

Exam train

Ranchi: Ranchi railway division has introduced an exam special train to Bengaluru on May 7 for students headed to Karnataka for admission tests at engineering and medical colleges.

The Hatia-Yeswantpur train will leave Hatia station at 3pm and reach Yeswantpur at 10.45pm on May 8. The train will leave Yeswantpur at 12.15am on May 11 and arrive at Hatia at 9.30am the next day.

Parents' meet

Ranchi: Private School and Children Welfare Association will organise an Abhibhavak Sansad on May 10 in the state capital. Parents and school authorities will meet on a common platform to resolve the issue of escalating tuition fees.

Skill study

Ranchi: A meeting of the National Skill Development Corporation and Jharkhand Skill Development Mission was held in Ranchi on Wednesday to study the gap in skill requirement and ways to create additional training capacities.

Road safety

Ranchi: A special programme on road safety was held at Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, on Wednesday. Children of Classes VI to X were enlightened about traffic rules. A quiz was also held.

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