Nitish Mishra gets Parveen`s portfolio

Rural Development Department Minister Nitish Mishra has been given additional charge of the Social Welfare Department following resignation of Parveen Amanullah.

Bihar acts against five officials for complacency

Bihar has initiated action against five senior officials for complacency in implementation of welfare schemes, state Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Saturday.

`Bihar witnessing silent revolution through Self Help Groups`

Claiming Bihar is witnessing silent revolution at grassroots through Self Help Groups (SHGs), Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said CM Nitish Kumar has promised to further boost up SHGs.

34 Bihar officials sacked for graft in job scheme

Thirty-four officials of the rural jobs scheme in Bihar have been dismissed from service for corruption Thursday, a minister said, adding that first information reports have been lodged against 43 others.

‘Lack of funds halts building of Bihar IAY houses’

The construction of houses under the Indira Avas Yojana for Mushar community in Bihar`s Kalaazar-prone districts has been suspended due to Centre`s failure to release funds according to a revised rate per unit.