Bihar Start Up Policy 2016

Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2016

Bihar CM showcases Bihar at London School of Economics growth meet

Source: Times of India PATNA: Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday showcased Bihar at the International Growth Centre conference in London and said Bihar has seen a dramatic turnaround during the last seven to eight years. The state that had become a model for absence of governance is now being talked about for its progressive policies, spectacular growth rate and good governance, he said giving credit for this turnaround […]

UK doctors meet Bihar CM, keen to set up hospitals in Bihar

Source: Times of India PATNA: CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, who is on a five-day trip to London, met a delegation of leading medical practitioners of Indian origin in Britain who showed keen interest in making investment in health sector and in opening state-of-the-art hospitals in Bihar. On the first day of his visit on Sunday, Prasenjit Kumar, chairman of Eaton Business School, called on the CM and evinced interest in […]

Bihar can grow into a major service sector hub: CII

Source: Anisha Anand, Times of India PATNA: Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), eastern region, chairman Viresh Oberoi on Friday said Bihar has immense potential to grow as a service sector hub. Tourism and healthcare sectors, if developed properly, can bring investments to the state, he said. Oberoi, who was in the city and also met CM Jitan Ram Manjhi to discuss the future plans of CII for ushering in industrialization […]

After UN award, Bihar woman gets Florence Nightingale award

PATNA: After being honoured with the United Nations Foundation award, a Bihar health official has now been selected for the National Florence Nightingale Award 2014 for her extraordinary work to eradicate polio, officials here said on Sunday.

Patna studio behind Amazing visual effects in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Patna, May 2: When your amazing Spider-Man hung from one skyscraper to another in New York, a Patna-based firm was actually weaving the effects for the webby hero.

Government evaluating site in Bihar for 4,000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project

NEW DELHI: The Power Ministry is evaluating a site in Bihar for setting up a 4,000 MW ultra mega power project and has approached the Coal Ministry for allocation of a nearest coal block for the thermal plant. “We are considering a site in Bihar to set up a 4,000 MW UMPP. Land has been identified, water is available and we have even written to the Ministry of Coal on […]

Bihar mulls extra subsidies and tax exemptions for IT industry

The state government is mulling extra subsidies and tax exemptions for information technology (IT) sector to attract investment to Bihar.

Bihar developing India’s biggest grassland for tigers

Bihar is developing India’s biggest grassland of over 800 acres in its only tiger reserve in the state’s northeast to provide a wildlife friendly environment for the big cats whose numbers have doubled in the last three years. “We have decided to turn 800 hectares of forest in the tiger reserve into the biggest grassland in the country. The work has already begun to clean the bushes of unwanted species […]