MOTIHARI : Chief minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar while inspecting and inaugurating numbers of projects hailed the district administration’s efforts in implementing the various governments schemes on Wednesday.
He however, refused to comment on inordinate delays in the land acquisition works of Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) exasperating journalists raining questions on the issues just after he came out Radha Krishnan Bhawan after addressing a review meeting on govt schemes.
Nitish Kumar in its 27 days of ‘Samadhan Yatra’ reviewed the on going projects and social welfare schemes, inspected schemes under his ‘seven resolve’ and also inaugurated new constructed OPD building of Motihari Sadar Hospital, district panchayat resource center and bio- gas plant.
He distributed ‘purchas’ of home stead land among 387 landless families and 68 tri-cycle among physically challenged persons in local collectoriate premises.
CM after completing his itenery at Gopalgunj landed in Motihari in after noon and left for Siswa Purvi Panchayat under Banjariya block also inspected the sites of various ongoing schemes in the nearby villages with District Magistrate Shirshat Kapil Ashok and superintendent of police (SP) Kantesh Kumar Mishra.
He also initiated the 170 solar lamps fitted on roads of the panchayat . He also inspected a pond which was constructed recently and expressed his happiness over works.
CM Nitish Kumar also visited a 'Madarsa' in Sisawa village and felicitated two girl students including Naznin Ansari who have secured over 80 percent marks in Fokaniya examination. He took stock of the grievances of local village folk and issued directions to the DM.
He also visited more than dozen stalls organized by Jiwika, agriculture department, Dr Rajendra agriculture university, industry department, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Health department and cottage industry. He shown his pleasure to see the handy craft production of Jiwika Didies of the district. He also distributed tractors and farm implements on loan to farmers.
CM Kumar virtually inaugurated the new constructed buildings of OPD, district panchayat sansadhan Kendra and bio gas.
Later on, he reviewed the various government schemes with district officials in Radhakrishna Bhawan and offered cheques of Rs 350 crores to 12756 self-help groups of the district and also handed over the keys of Jiwika Bhawan to them and departed to Patna.
MGCU, which was founded in 2016 after a long sit-ins and protest by locals is yet to have its own building and lands because even after lapses of seven years, the district land acquisition department could not provide the required lands 302 acre earmarked and approved for the project.
136 acre land, which was handed over till now to university management has also been landed in controversies. 102 acre out of 136 is alleged to be taken from farmers without paying up them. “There is an unresolved title dispute that needs to be taken seriously”, a farmer told.
When journalist insisted on MGCU ,CM termed the question as “political sawal’ saying don’t ask political question, I am here to see the problems and inspect ongoing government schemes in the district.