‘Bihar must maintain 11% growth rate to be at par with Guj’

Last Updated: Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 13:03

Patna: Bihar will have to maintain 11.03 per
cent growth rate over the next 15 to 16 years to attain the
development levels of Maharashtra and Gujarat, Deputy Chief
Minister S K Modi has said.

Efforts made by the Nitish Kumar government had made
tremendous achievements in the fields of education, health,
road construction and law and order fronts...But in order to
attain the development levels of Maharashtra and Gujarat, the
state will have to maintain 11.03 per cent growth rate over
the next 15-16 years, Modi said at Bihar Development
Conference here last night.

Modi demanded that around 1.5 crore BPL families in the
state be covered under the provisions of the National Food
Security Act.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 13:03
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