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Bihari Identity – What does being Bihari mean

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Global recognition for Bihar’s Husk Power Project

In one of my earlier post I had mentioned about the classic example of grass root innovation by Manoj Sinha who was featured on NYT for his unique contribution of coming up with Husk power system for transforming rural power generation. Husk Power Systems won first place in 2008 in the University of Virginia business […]

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Bihar flood relief : Subodh Gupta’s Contribution

Recent Bihar flood has evoked strong and emotional response from different sections of society and NRB’s have also come forward in providing support. Many NRI groups, teams from NGO’s have really taken up the cause of destitute population and working on the ground with various agencies. Leading contemporary artist Subodh Gupta has collaborated with his […]

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Bihar 08 – In review

Year 2008 will go down as a significant year for Bihar for multiple reasons. We saw major changes and initiatives getting actionised on ground in the area of education, investment and development programs. The state also suffered a major setback due to the sorrow of Koshi , the worst ever floods which we have seen […]

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Power Generation for Rural Bihar

Grass root innovation is gaining considerable momentum in Bihar. We have yet another success story of Manoj Sinha who has been recently featured on NYT for his unique contribution of coming up with Husk power system for transforming rural power generation. Husk Power Systems won first place in 2008 in the University of Virginia business […]

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Bihar Minister is MTV youth Icon

Youth icons from Bihar are now leading by example and it’s not surprising to see that Minister of state for disaster management Nitish Mishra has been selected as one among the eight young achievers of Pepsi MTV Youth Icons for 2008. He, along with other icons, would now feature on one million Pepsi My cans. […]

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The Super 30 saga

Recently a three part series on Super 30 success story was shown on the Al Jazeera channel. The film covers the journey of the super 30 students success saga and the way they take part in an intensive educational programme to gain entry into the country’s top educational institution. Subscribe to coolbihari Powered by 

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Bihar’s Transformation Journey

Bihar is witnessing a slow and steady transformation these days and the heroes of this journey are its often ignored human capital. We have so many success stories today which have been path breaking and also been augmenting incremental change in the social landscape of Bihar. These stories are definite signs of Bihar’s turnaround story. […]

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Small but significant steps

Last week a small article appeared in The Telegraph which talked about the contribution of Non Resident Biharis towards initiating new ventures in their native state. It didn’t appear in many newspapers or repeatedly telecasted umpteen times on any of new channels as it didn’t go well with their idea of Bihar. Small but significant […]

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Tale of two Heroes

Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them. Orison Sweet Marden Suman Kumar It’s just the right quote for some of the extra ordinary people of our times.Sumak Kumar from Patna is one such Hero of our times who has typifies how […]

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