Bihar Current Affairs, GK & News

Bihar: MV Ganga Vihar Floating Restaurant

Floating restaurants are built on large steel barges. The first floating restaurant of India was built in Sirhind of Punjab.  It was built in a small canal near a village. The Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation recently built MV Ganga Vihar, a floating restaurant at the NI Ghat. The restaurant is on the Ganges. Background ..

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Phase 1 of Bihar caste – based survey completed

The Government of Bihar planned to create a record of castes and communities residing in the state. For this, the Chief Minister of the State Nitish Kumar launched a survey on January 7, 2023. Recently, the state government completed the first phase of the survey. The entire survey is to be completed by May 2023. ..

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Jharkhand’s First Survey of Migrants

Around 8.5 lakh migrants returned to their home state, Jharkhand, during the COVID crisis. To help these migrants with a good livelihood, the State Government of Jharkhand started the State and Responsible Migration Initiative in 2021. Creating a robust database of the migrants in the state is a part of this initiative. To achieve this, ..

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Bihar Government to Conduct Caste-Based Survey

The government of Bihar, led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, is set to begin the first phase of a caste-based survey in the state on January 7, 2023. The survey, which is set to conclude on May 31, 2023, will be conducted in two phases. Phase 1: Household Count The first phase of the survey ..

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Har Ghar Gangajal Scheme

The Bihar Government is set to launch the Har Ghar Gangajal project to deliver water from Ganga river to the dry areas in the state that do not lie along the course of the river. What is Har Ghar Gangajal scheme? Under the Har Ghar Gangajal scheme, the surplus water from the Ganga river will ..

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Gayaji Dam: India’s longest rubber dam on Falgu river

Recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated the country’s largest rubber dam and a steel bridge over the Falgu river near Vishnupad temple in Bihar. CM Nitish Kumar had laid its foundation stone on 22 September 2020. Key Facts The Gayaji Dam has been constructed by Rubina Company of Austria in collaboration with Nagarjuna Construction ..

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