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Bihar accuses Centre of ‘discrimination’ for slashing housing

Bihar accuses Centre of ‘discrimination’ for slashing housing

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bihar government today rued that it was unable to meet the growing demands for shelter by the poor and accused the Centre of discrimination against it by slashing its quota for houses under the Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) for 2014-15. “We are constrained to meet demand of the poor for houses under the IAY this fiscal due […]

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Some build toilets as gift in Bihar now

Some build toilets as gift in Bihar now

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 250 km from Patna is a nondescript village Oraiya in Maoist-infested Jhajha block of Jamui district. Some time back when  young Asha Devi came to this village after her wedding, she found there was no toilet at her in-law’s house. She was told that majority of the houses in that village had no toilets, […]

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