Patna: Bihar Governor Devanand Konwar on Thursday pledged the Nitish Kumar government would take the state on the development trajectory with thrust on strengthening the infrastructural facilities, electricity, agriculture and
ensuring development with justice.
Unfurling national tricolour on the occasion of 63rd Republic day at national function at the historic Gandhi Maidan here, Konwar dwelt on various remarkable measures
taken by the state government in the fields of agriculture, irrigation, energy, education, health and environment.
The Governor said the state government had taken
crucial steps for better facilities for people and maintaining
communal harmony and amity.
Konwar once again reiterated the Kumar government`s
zero-tolerance on corruption and appealed to the people to
help assist in the efforts for making Bihar a developed state.
Konwar said the state had taken steps for survey of
land and settlement through modern mechanism by enacting a
legislation called Bihar Special Survey and Settlement Bill
He said the state government enacted a special
legislation Right to Service Act bringing under its purview 40
public utility services against 18 proposed earlier.
Governor said to rein in corruption effectively,
Lokayukta bill 2011 was passed by the state legislature
bringing people`s representatives from the `Mukhiya` (village
head) level to the Chief Minister under its purview.
Even the properties of public servants accumulated
through corrupt means and disproportionate to their known
sources of income are being confiscated by way of strict
implementation of Bihar Special Coourt Act 2009, Konwar added.