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Bihar – 2011 Year in Review

Year 2011 will go down as a landmark year for Bihar. Having turned the wheels of development and progress in the last few years,   2011 saw consolidation of various initiatives and remarkable turnaround in the state. In 2010, Bihar emerged as a role model for electoral democracy when people unanimously voted for progress and prosperity, […]

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Amartya Sen on Reviving Nalanda University

Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen discusses the pan-Asian initiative to revive the ancient Nalanda University and the significance and relevance for Asia. You can also read the Q&A script here Nalanda University also launched its new website with details of University vision and plans for development.

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Bihar has higest growth rate in 2010-11

Bihar tremendous growth story continues this year and it’s not surprising that it has the highest growth rate in 2010-11. An annual growth rate of 14.15 per cent – the highest for any state in the country – bears testimony to the spectacular turnaround that has taken place in Bihar in recent years. This would […]

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Bihar’s Super 30 gets International Recognition

Bihar’s Super 30 has added another laurel to its credit. Recently Super 30 was featured by Time magazine in the list of the “Best of Asia 2010“, now Newsweek in its latest edition included Super 30 in the list of four most innovative schools in the world. Newsweek quotes “For years now the path to […]

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Bihar’s growth momentum continues

Bihar much boasted acclaimed talent pool has been much talked about and appreciated. Over the years we have seen this talent pool migrating in search of greener pastures and better careers. With change of economic environment in Bihar, the reversal of brain drain is apparent and more and more Biharis are willing to relocate to […]

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School Chale hum – Education for all

The `School Chale Hum’ programme under the SSA has turned out to be one of the most successful endeavours in Bihar with nearly five lakh out-of-school children being brought back to schools under it during the last two years. In fact, the efforts of Bihar government under the SSA programme, which aims to bring quality […]

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CIMP – In Focus

One of the biggest initiatives in the area of higher education in Bihar has been the inception of Chandragupta Institute of Management last year with the support and guidance of IIM Ahmadabad. Bihar has many other management institutes like LN Mishra, Patna University Management Dept, and in the pre partition days of Bihar /Jharkhand XLRI […]

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Scientific Foresight 2008

Scientific foresight 2008 saw a grand opening by the Deputy CM of Bihar at the Sri Krishna Memorial Hall. The event intends to promote science and scientific research among the school and college students. Scientific Foresight is a movement to build a scientific knowledge temperament and promote innovation in our society. The Deputy CM said […]

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Bihar’s key initiative in Education sector

Finally country’s eighth Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) got off to a flying start at Patna .Few would have believed that this transformation will happen so soon.This marks a beginning of a new era in technical and higher education in Bihar. Altogether 108 students, including six girls, belonging to different parts of the country have […]

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CIMP inaugurated

CIMP (Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna) was formally inaugurated by Vice-president Mohd Hamid Ansari .The dawn of a new era in benighted Bihar with the opening of Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIM), being developed on the pattern of Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Ahmedabad. “Bihar has been a land of entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship and wealth creation have […]

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