Bihar to implement developmental schemes in mission mode

Patna, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bihar cabinet on Monday formally approved the setting up of ‘Bihar Vikash Mission’ (BVM) to ensure proper and time-bound implementation of the Nitish Kumar government’s developmental programmes.

The cabinet meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who had made a promise in this regard during campaigning for the Bihar assembly polls last year.
Nitish Kumar will head the BVM’s governing body while his new adviser Prashant Kishor, all cabinet ministers and principal secretaries of various departments will be its members.
The BVM’s main work will be to implement and monitor seven resolves of the Grand Alliance’s government to develop agriculture, roads, human resource, skills, industry and infrastructure.