Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asked officials to figure out if transgender persons can be deployed as security guards at remand homes, short stay homes and similar facilities for women and girls across Bihar.
Good news for farmers. The detailed project report for the Kadhwan water reservoir scheme, which is supposed to give relief to farmers in irrigation, is supposed to be ready by October and the foundation stone of the project is likely to be laid by December.
Amid deficient rainfall this monsoon, the agriculture department in Bihar has launched a special scheme to ensure quick payment of subsidy money to farmers who have been forced to use diesel pumpsets to irrigate their field to safeguard kharif crops.
The Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar is likely to a give a miss to the chief minister's tradition - ever since he came to power in November 2005 - of presenting an annual report card on the performance of his government.
The state government will plant 2,000 big saplings along the 8km Digha-AIIMS road during Van Mahotsav from August 1 to 10, deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who heads the state environment and forest department, said on Monday.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he will continue spearheading the demand of special category status for Bihar, and it led to an awkward moment between him and his deputy, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi.