PATNA: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday offered to make available 1,000 acres of property in Bihar, when the Centre requires an initiative to assist the country in establishing new businesses in some chosen sectors.
While introducing the nation’s perspective on the actions required to stop Covid-19 throughout the video-conferencing using PM Narendra Modi, the CM said Bihar has enormous scope in establishing new businesses in sectors such as food processing, clothing making, fabrics, leather products, electrical and medical equipment.
“Additionally, there’s a need for carrying any competitions in Bihar beneath Make-in-India, also for the Centre can consider giving certain relaxations from the GST and income taxation,” that the CM informed the PM.
Nitish further urged the Centre to provide its approval for production of an additional 6 (six) crore man-days below the Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to give employment opportunities to the migrant men and women who returned Bihar following the lockdown and want to remain and work at the home nation.
He urged the PM to boost the upper limit of employment assurance to 200 times per year from the present 100 times each year under the MGNREGS.
The CM said a poll conducted in Bihar has shown that a complete 32. 88 lakh individuals are displaced in the country. He encouraged the Centre to present its sanction for providing housing facilities to each of these individuals under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana –Grameen on a priority basis. CM also urged the PM to give extra funds to Bihar below the PMAY-G for building houses for all these displaced folks.
In the start of the video-conferencing, each of the participants stood up and kept quiet for 2 minutes to pay tributes and esteem to those Jawans of Indian Army who put their ultimate sacrifice in Galvan valley on the Indo-China border.
“The nation is united under the direction of PM Narendra Modi. We’ll unitedly offer a response to all these forces that can make any effort to create issues with our nation,” Nitish stated in his speech.