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In 2 years, 40,000 tonnes of grain went down the drain

In 2 years, 40,000 tonnes of grain went down the drain

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

CHENNAI: At a time when fears of another drought year are looming large, an RTI application filed by TOI has revealed that thequantity of foodgrains damaged in Food Corporation of India godowns across the country recorded a drastic jump over the last two years when the country lost more than 40,000 tonnes. Though the losses […]

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Rs 333 crore scam in transformer purchase

Rs 333 crore scam in transformer purchase

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Muzaffarpur: Participating in a dharna against ESSEL electric supply company at Maripur here on Saturday in support of power consumers’ grievances, former deputy chief minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi (SuMo) alleged fraudulent purchase of power transformers worth Rs333 crore in Bihar. Modi said he has already complained to the CAG and state vigilance […]

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36% of children in Bihar drop out before Class V: CAG

36% of children in Bihar drop out before Class V: CAG

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The implementation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) over a decade back in Bihar notwithstanding, 36% of children enrolled in Class I in 2008-09 could not continue their study up to Class V in 2012-13.According to a CAG report, altogether 41,82,580 children were enrolled in Class I in academic year 2008-09 in government-aided schools. Of […]

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School enrolment data not correct and clean: Director

School enrolment data not correct and clean: Director

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Education Project Council’s (BEPC) director Rahul Singh said the enrolment data of government-run schools are not “100% correct and clean.”He said there are several instances of double enrolment of the same child, duplicate enrolments and inflated enrolments. There were only 60 to 61% attendance of children in the government-run schools noticed during three […]

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CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: A CAG report has revealed that the number of children enrolled in schools in four Bihar districts were inflated by the education department and surpassed the child population of the area. The report for 2012-13 tabled in Bihar assembly said ‘test-check’ of records of four district programme officers (DPOs) revealed that enrolment figure was […]

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CAG report reveals Bihar PSUs in bad shape

CAG report reveals Bihar PSUs in bad shape

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A Bihar Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) did not make any profit but contributed Rs 2 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, a CAG report said. The Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation (BUIDCO) did this without following due procedures and in violation of provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, it said. The Comptroller and Auditor General […]

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