Task force to eliminate corruption in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar directed the state unit of NDA to set up a task force comprising ruling coalition members to help the state government in its drive against corruption in the state.

Last Updated: Apr 25, 2011, 21:12 PM IST

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday directed the state unit of NDA to set up a task force
comprising ruling coalition members to help the state
government in its drive against corruption in the state.

Kumar gave the directive to the state unit NDA Convenor
Nand Kishore Yadav during `Janata Darbar` at his residence,
JD(U) Spokesman Sanjay Singh told reporters here.
The task force comprising NDA activists would keep
a watch over public servants against corruption, particularly
in the schemes like Indira Awas Yojona, he said.

The members would also advise the state government
about various measures to root out corruption in the state,
Singh said.
The task force would further spread awareness among
the people about various central and state welfare schemes so
that they could seek benefit as a matter of right and without
paying bribe to the officials for the same, the JD(U) leader
said.

PTI