Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the proposed Right to Service bill would soon be
placed in the state assembly during the budget session
beginning tomorrow, in a bid to ensure legal empowerment
of people for making available public-utility services to
Talking to reporters here Kumar said he had already had
discussions with top state officials on the draft of the
"I hope that the draft will soon be finalised and the
bill will be tabled during the budget session," he said.
Kumar said the public utility services to be covered
under the bill were being screened and scrutinised and the
bill would also have scope for inclusion of other important
public utility services for the people.
He said the people had the fundamental wright to receive
the services on time and the bill would ensure legal action
against the officials for any lapse in providing the services.
Kumar also described as `encouraging` the performance of
players from Bihar in the ongoing National Games in Jharkhand.