26 Sep 2020: Female education, storm drains: Nitish Kumar unveils 7-point election plan
With the Bihar elections about a month away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has unveiled his seven-point plan in his hopes to return to power.
Addressing the media, Kumar unveiled the ‘Saath Nischay Part 2’ (Seven Resolves Part 2) as a sequel to the seven-point agenda that won him the 2015 elections.
The plan focuses on female education, wider access to irrigation, skill-development centers, etc.
Plan: Girls to receive Rs. 25,000 upon clearing higher secondary exams
Kumar said, according to the plan, all girls clearing higher secondary exams will receive a sum of Rs. 25,000. Upon completing graduation, they will receive Rs. 50,000.
Every district will have mega skill centers, Kumar said, admitting that it is not possible to provide government jobs to everyone. A new department