Tag: Shyam Rajak

LJP gives memorandum to Governor on crime in Bihar

LJP gives memorandum to Governor on crime in Bihar

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: LJP, an ally of the BJP in NDA, today gave a memorandum to the Governor on “spiralling” crime situation in Bihar under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. LJP delegation led by Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan and his son and MP Chirag Paswan met Governor Ram Nath Kovind and submitted the memorandum. The memorandum quoting statistics of […]

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Bihar government likely to make khadi mandatory for govt employees

Bihar government likely to make khadi mandatory for govt employees

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar government is mulling to make wearing khadi clothes mandatory at least twice a week for government employees to encourage greater use of the hand-spun fabric and to boost production and employment among youths. An order to this effect has been issued to heads of all the state government departments. Bihar Industries Minister Shyam […]

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Solar charkha model to generate employment for 5cr women: Minister

Solar charkha model to generate employment for 5cr women: Minister

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Junior Union minister for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh said there should be no politics in development and took a potshot on Nitish government saying though many people talk about ‘Badhta Bihar’ few actually worked towards it. Inaugurating a Tool Room and Training Centre (TRTC) on the MSME Development Institute campus […]

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Bihar’s first Indo-Pak trade, food fest kicks off in Patna

Bihar’s first Indo-Pak trade, food fest kicks off in Patna

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aiming to boost cultural and business bilateral ties, an Indo-Pak trade and food festival opened here today for first time, showcasing the ethnic and culinary diversities of the two countries. About 70 stalls at the four-day festival, ‘Aman ke Saat Rang’, are exhibiting stonework, footwear, embroidery, jewellery and a variety of dishes. The fair was […]

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Bihar urges Centre to extend grain-lifting time till Aug-end

Bihar urges Centre to extend grain-lifting time till Aug-end

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bihar government today urged the Centre to extend the time-limit for lifting the pending quotas of grains for the March-June time period for implementing the Food security legislation to August-end. State Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shyam Rajak has written to Union Food and Consumer Affairs minister Ramvilas Paswan requesting him to extend the time till […]

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Public distribution system leakage down to 12%, says Rajak

Public distribution system leakage down to 12%, says Rajak

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Food and consumer protection minister Shyam Rajak on Wednesday tried to corner the BJP members standing in the well of the state assembly by maintaining that the leakage in public distribution system (PDS) shops in Bihar had declined to 12% from as high as 65% earlier, in sharp contrast to what had been prevailing […]

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All-party meet for imposing discipline in Bihar House

All-party meet for imposing discipline in Bihar House

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on Food Security Act in the Assembly on Thursday, an all-party meeting has been called on Friday to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House. As the House sat for the day, leaders of all […]

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Uday Narain Choudhary, Chirag Paswan locked in ‘straight’ fight in Bihar

Uday Narain Choudhary, Chirag Paswan locked in ‘straight’ fight in Bihar

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jamui: Around 16 lakh voters will exercise their franchise in the elections to Jamui (reserved) parliamentary constituency on April 10. There are 11 contestants in the fray, including Bihar assembly Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary of JD(U), Chirag Paswan, actor and son of LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan (NDA), Sudhanshu Shekhar Bhasker (RJD), Brahmdeo Narain Paswan […]

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Girls’ health, hygiene high on government agenda: CM

Girls’ health, hygiene high on government agenda: CM

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: In a bid to ensure menstrual hygieneamong girls in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced the state government would spend Rs 30-32 crore annually to provide free sanitary napkins every month to girl students at all secondary and higher secondary government schools. Speaking at the valedictory function of five-day Bihar sub-junior sports meet ‘Tarang’ 2014, the […]

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Pilot project for doorstep delivery of PDS to be launched soon

Pilot project for doorstep delivery of PDS to be launched soon

| June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bihar government will soon launch a pilot project in 38 blocks for doorstep delivery of foodgrains to the BPL/APL ration card holders, state Food and Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Rajak said today. A block each in all 38 districts have been identified for launch of the project to ensure doorstep delivery of the foodgrains […]

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