The body of our political system is strong, but its soul is not in good health, he said adding now a leader is defined by the size of his flock and not his stature of work.
“If Bihar continues with this growth rate for the next 10-15 years, it will have its positive impact on per capita income,” Ahluwalia said at the “Global Summit on Changing Bihar, 2012” in the state capital.
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Subsidy on electricity virtually leads to destruction of resources, he said addressing a session ‘Challenges Before Bihar, Opportunities and Achievements’ on the second day of Global Bihar Summit here.
Speaking on the second day of the three-day Global Bihar Summit, Aditya Birla Group Chairman, Kumarmanglam Birla said, “The Bihar government should encourage private investments for improving the power scenario in Bihar.”
Former Director General of Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) Mangla Rai today said Bihar would shine if agriculture was made more beneficial.
“The state has to lot more do to end corruption and maintaining law and order and have more and more transparency in functions,” he emphasised.
The CDR in Bihar, though has improved in the past 5-6 years, at 34 per cent, it was still about half of the national ratio, Subbarao said at the plenary session of the Global Summit on Changing Bihar here.
“The central government should not give any financial package to Bihar. What we need is that the Centre accord a special state status.”