The Government of Bihar has constituted the Bihar Vikas Mission to ensure the implementation  of 7 Nishchay in mission mode, fixation of priorities, monitoring of achievements against targets of programmes of Good Governance 2015-2020, implementation of Agriculture Road Map. for the implementation of Good Governance program  2015-2020 in mission mode 7 Sub  Mission have been formed under Bihar Vikas Mission. Human Development Sub Mission is one of 7 Sub-Missions.

Seven departments are covered under Human Development Sub Mission.

  1. Health Department.
  2. Education Department.
  3. Social Welfare Department.
  4. Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department.
  5. Backward class & Extreme Backward Class Welfare Department.
  6. Minority Welfare Department.
  7. Disaster Management Department.

 

Health Department

For the Development of Health Education at state level, in the Nishchay “Awsar Badhe Aage padhe” State Government is committed for the establishment of 5 new Medical Colleges, establishment of Nursing institutions in all Medical Colleges, establishment of one Para-Medical, one GNM institute in every district and ANM institute in each subdivision of the state. In these five years, State Government has taken a target to start 16 B.Sc. Nursing Colleges, 23 GNM institutes, 33 Para Medical Institutes and 54 ANM institutes, which will be helpful in taking the health services in the state at a higher level up to the national standards.

Establishment of GNM Institute in each district :

  • GNM Institutes are already operational in 5 districts of the state. Construction work of GNM Institute is already under progress in 10 districts, in which construction work of 5 institutes have been completed and action is being taken to start the academic session.
  • In the next five years, under the “Mukhyamantri Nishchay GNM Institute Schemes” GNM Institute are to be established in remaining 23 districts of the state. These districts are : 1. Bhojpur 2. Bhabhua 3. Nalanda 4. Nawadah 5. Arwal 6. Aurangabad 7. Munger 8. Lakhisarai 9. Begusarai 10. Khagadia 11. Jamui 12. Araria 13. Katihar 14. Kishanganj 15. Supaul 16. Madhubani 17. Madhubani 18. Samastipur 19. Sitamarhi 20. Shivhar 21. East Champaran 22. Siwan 23. Gopalganj.
  • The cost of construction of each GNM Institute will be Rs. 13.35 crores. Thus, the total expenditure of Rs. 301.13 crores has been approved by the State Government for construction of GNM institutes in all of the 23 earmarked districts.
  • In the financial year 2017-2018, target has been set to start the construction of 5 new GNM institute. The target is to construct 6 GNM institute in the financial year 2018-2019, 2019-2020 and in the year 2020-2021. Hostel is to be constructed along with the GNM Institutes.
  • Construction work of GNM Building has been started in 12 districts.
  • With the establishment of this new GNM Institutes the students of the state will get a better infrastructure and platform for technical education and at the same time it will help in overcoming the shortage of GNM (‘A’ grade nurse) in state hospitals and create new job opportunities.

Establishment of Para-Medical Institute in Every District:

  • Para Medical Institute in 5 districts are already operational in the state. In the next five years, under the “Mukhyamantri Nishchay Para Medical Institute Schemes” Para Medical Institute is to be established in remaining 33 earmarked districts of the state.
  • The cost of construction of each Para Medical Institutes will be Rs. 9.98 crores. Thus, the total expenditure of Rs. 329.34 crores has been approved by the State Government for construction of Para Medical Institutes in all 33 earmarked districts.
  • In the financial year 2017-2018, target has been set to start the construction of  8 Para Medical Institutes. The construction of 8 new institutes has to be started in each financial year 2017-2018, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 and the construction of 9 new institute has to be started in financial year 2020-2021. Hostels will also be constructed along with every Para Medical Institute.
  • Construction work of Para Medical institute building has been started in 17 districts.
  • With the establishment of the new Para Medical Institutes students of the state will get a better environment of technical education and at the same time they will help overcome the shortage of Para Medical staffs in state hospital and will create new job opportunities.

Establishment of B.Sc. Nursing College in all Medical Colleges of the State:

  • B.Sc. Nursing college is already operational in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science and construction work of building for B.Sc. Nursing college  in Nalanda Medical College has been completed and process of starting academic session is underway.
  • Land has been marked for the construction of BSc Nursing college in 9 Medical Colleges.
  • The cost of construction of each B.Sc. Nursing College will be Rs. 26.49 crores. Thus, the total expenditure of Rs. 423.96 crores has been approved by the State Government for construction of B.Sc. Nursing College in all 16 earmarked colleges. So far, work order of Rs. 211.92 crores has been issued.
  • Target has been set to construct 4 B.Sc. Nursing colleges each in the financial year 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020 and in the year 2020-2021.
  • Construction work has been started in 7 medical colleges.
  • Hostels are to be constructed along with B.Sc. Nursing colleges in the state.
  • With the establishment of this new B.Sc. Nursing Colleges where the students of the state will get a better environment of technical education and at the same time they will help overcome the shortage of teachers in ANM/ GNM Institutes and new jobs will be created.

Establishment of ANM Instutute in every Sub Division :

  • ANM Institute is already operational in 37 Sub Divisions of the state. Construction work has been completed in in 10 Sub Divisions and the process to start the academic session is in progress.
  • In the next five years, under “Mukhyamantri Nishchay ANM Institute Scheme” the target is to establish ANM Institute in remaining 54 Sub Divisions of the state.
  • The cost of construction of each ANM Institute will be Rs. 6.30 crores. Thus, the total expenditure of Rs. 340.58 crores has been approved by the State Government for construction of ANM Institute in earmarked Sub Divisions of the state.
  • Target has been set to construct 13 ANM Institute each in the financial year 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 and 14 each in the year 2019-2020 and in 2020-2021.
  • Hostels are also to be constructed along with ANM Institutes.
  • Construction work of building for ANM institute has been started in 33 subdivisions of the state.
  • With the establishment of this new ANM Institutes, where the students of the state will get a better environment of technical education and help overcome the shortage of ANM nurses and at the same time create new job opportunities.

Establishment of five more new Medical Colleges in the state :

  • At present, 10 governmental and 4 private medical colleges are operational in the State. Construction work of building of Medical College in Madhepura is underway and action is being taken for the acquisition of “Employees State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Bihta.
  • Five more new medical colleges are to be constructed in districts-  Begusarai, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Bhojpur (Aara) and Vaishali. Hostels will also be constructed along with the Medical Colleges.
  • Land has been identified for the construction of medical colleges in selected districts of the state and the process of transferring the land is going on.
  •  The cost of construction of each Medical College will be Rs. 400 crores. Thus, the total expenditure of Rs. 2000 crores for the construction of 5 new medical colleges have been approved by the State Government.
  • The target is to complete 25% of construction work every year so that 100% construction work is completed in the next four years.
  • After establishment of new colleges the State will have 24 Medical Colleges that fulfill the criteria of the state. This will give the students a fair opportunity for medical education in the state.

  Mission Manav Vikas:

The implementation of all the programmes related to achieving the target of Mission Manav Vikas is monitored regularly. Under, Mission Manav 

(Till 2013-2017), following are the current status against the target of various health indicators of the state :

OUTCOME INDICATOR

INDIA

STATE

 

Current Status

Target 2015

Current Status

Target 2016

Target 2017

Target

2018

Maternal Mortality Rate (Per 1 lakh live births)

167

(SRS 2011-13)

159

208

(SRS 2011-13)

129

129

125

Infant Mortality Rate (0-1 year)

(Per 1000 live births)

34

(SRS-2016)

33

38

(SRS-2016)

30

 

30

30

Total Fertility Rate (TFR)

2.3

(SRS-2015)

2.8

3.3

(SRS-2015)

2.6

2.6

2.6

Malnutrition (Children stunted under 5 years)

38.4

(NFHS-4-2015-16)

37

48.3

(NFHS-4-2015-16)

33

-

-

Malnutrition (Children wasted under 5 years)

21.0

(NFHS-4-2015-16)

NA

20.8

(NFHS-4-2015-16)

NA

-

-

Pregnant women age (15-49 years) Anemic

57.9%

43%

58.3%

(NFHS-4-2015-16)

38%

38%

35%

Life expectancy at Birth

Male-66.4 yrs

Female- 69.6yrs

(SRS 2010-14)

NA

Male-67.8yrs

Female-68.4yrs

(SRS 2010-14)

NA

-

70

Sex ratio

(0-6 years)

919

(census 2011)

928

935(census 2011)

922-(Annual Health Survey 2012-13)

931

936

937

Child Marriage

(Marriage before 18 years)

 

16%

23

(AHS 2010)

14%

-

-

Under Mission Manav Vikas, for coming years (till 2017-2021) the target of various health indices has been set keeping in mind the Sustainable Development Goal target. After getting the approval at higher level, its monitoring will be done at Sub Mission level.

In order to control the Stunted Growth in children and to prevent IMR Growth in girls child, action plans has been made and targets and indices have been set for its monitoring. Continuous programme are being run to prevent IMR Growth in Girl child and Stunted Growth in children in coordination among the Department of Health, Education and Social Welfare. Along with this, co-ordinated efforts are being made by different departments to create a social movement through comprehensive publicity campaigns and education to curb the rise of IMR Growth in Girl child.

First Phase Reform Programmes in Health Sector :

The State Govt. is committed to provide quality medical facilities to the people of Bihar. To fulfill this objective, many important programmes/ schemes are being implemented such as, Maternal Health Programmes, Child Health Programmes, Family Welfare Programmes, National Child Health Programmes, Regular vaccination Programmes, various types of National Vector Disease Control Programmes etc.  and the efforts is to bring the facilities under the schemes to the public. In order to achieve this objective the government is ensuring regular attendance of Physicians and of Para medical personnel, their posting in the hospitals according to the need, free availability of medicines and various tests of patients, OPD arrangements in the evening and installment of Landline phone, WLL phones has been done at primary health centers. Along with this, free facility of Radiology, Pathology and diagnostic facility are being provided to the patients. To ensure 24x7 power supply all health centers have been provided Gensets, color coded dustbin has been set for Bio waste Management. Maintenance and upkeep of the health centers and facilities like clean drinking water and referral facilities have been made available through outsourcing arrangements. As a result of these efforts people are increasingly depending on Government Health Services.

Education Department

Under Human Development Mission the targets of Education Department and the schemes and programs related to them are regularly monitored. They are as follows –

Index of Elementary Education :

  • Learning Achievements in Language/ Mathematics.
  • Attendance Percentage Against enrollment.
  • Student Classroom Ratio in Elementary Education.
  • Student Teacher ratio in Elementary Education.
  • Transition Rate Of Children- SC/ ST/ Girls/ Minorities.

The Updated Progress is as follows,

SI No.

INDICATOR

YEAR  2016-2017

YEAR 2017-2018

 

 

TARGET(MMV)

ACHIEVEMENTS

TARGET

ACHIEVEMENT

1.

Learning achievement in Language/ Maths

85% students upto class-VIII achieve 90% proficiency for that class in Language and Mathematics.

82% students appeared in annual assessment  Result as Follows :

Grade A(Above 81%)-10%

Grade B(61% to 81%)-39%

Grade C(41% to 60%)-37%

Grade D(33% to 40%)-10%

Grade E(Below 33%)-4%

85% students upto class-VIII achieve 90% proficiency for that class in Language and Mathematics

Half yearly assessment will be carried out in October 2017. Result as follows-

Grade A- 7.49%

Grade B- 39.26%

Grade C- 41.65%

Grade D- 9.42%

Grade E- 3.61%

2

Attendance Percentage against Enrollment

90% in Primary and upper Primary

67% in March, 2017

90% in Primary and Upper Primary

59% in February 2018.

3

Transition rate of Children from SCs/STs/Girls/Minorities

(Primary to upper primary)

92% for children in all categories.

Over all- 84.96%

Girl- 85.94%

SC- 81.81%

ST- 77.26% and Minority

(Muslim)- 80.01

92% for children in all categories

Over all- 84.96%

Girl- 85.94%

SC- 81.81%

ST- 77.26% and

Minority (Muslim)-80.01%

 

4

Pupil Teacher Ratio(PTR)

40:1 based on Enrollment

50:1 based on Enrollment

40:1 based on Enrollment

52:1 based on Enrollment

5

Student- Class Room Ratio(SCR)

35:1 based on attendance

38:1 based on attendance

35:1 based on attendance

36:1 based on attendance.

 

Continuous and comprehensive monthly / half yearly / annual assessment of students are being done from the academic session 2016-17 with the aim of providing quality education in elementary schools. Action is being taken to deposit the amount for textbooks through DBT to the bank account of the students at the time of enrollment from academic session 2017-2018. In order to develop an internal system, action is being taken to develop Tab Based Inspection for 100% attendance of teachers in schools and to create Mobile App for the monitoring of attendance of students. Child Tracking System is being implemented to reduce the decline in transition rate from primary school to secondary school. In addition, preparation of Aadhar Card for the students, opening of bank account and work of aadhar seeding is under process.

Index of secondary Education :

  • Gross Enrollment Ratio in IXth class.
  • Gender ratio of students appearing Xth Board Examination.
  • People Teacher Ratio in Secondary Education.
  • No. of Girls of SC/ ST/ EBC/ Minority Communities passing class Xth.

Updated Progress is as follows,

SI No.

INDICATOR

YEAR  2016-2017

YEAR 2017-2018

 

 

TARGET(MMV)

ACHIEVEMENTS

TARGET

ACHIEVEMENT

1.

Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) in class IXth

85% for children against each category.

70%

85% children against each category

 

2

Gender Ratio of candidates appearing class Xth Board Exam (M:F)

52:48

51:49

52:48

 

3

People Teacher Ratio (PTR)

60:1

92:1

85:1

 

4

No. of Girls of SC/ST/EBC/ Minority communities passing Xth Board

All Girls-7,15,000

3,65,650

All Girls- 7,38,000

(82%)

52:1 based on Enrollment

SC Girls- 92,000

40,912

SC Girls- 1,02,050

(65%)

 

ST Girls- 7,000

5,088

ST Girls- 78,000

(65%)

 

 

Index of Higher Education :

Updated Progress is as follows,

SI No.

INDICATOR

YEAR  2016-2017

YEAR 2017-2018

 

 

TARGET(MMV)

ACHIEVEMENTS

TARGET

ACHIEVEMENT

1.

Improving Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education National Average -23.6 (2014-15)

30

14.3(2015-16)

30

Progress Underway

2

Achieving 50 Colleges as NAAC ‘A’ Grade College

50

3

50

Progress Underway

3

Community College

50

NIL

50

Progress Underway

 

4

Constituent Colleges offering B.ED course( to be introduced in existing colleges).

60

5

60

Progress underway

5

Setting up of Private universities.

20

2

20

4

Public Education :

Government is conducting the Akshar Aanchal program aimed at the Mahadalit, Minorities and the extremely Backward communities in the state. The aim of the program is to make 8 lakh women in the age group between 15 and 35 years from the Mahadalit and Extremely Backward community and 4 lakh women from the minority community literate every year and connect them to development programs. Additionally the program aims to connect the children from these communities in the age group between 6 and 14 to formal school education.

Mid Day Meal Scheme :

From March, 2008, Mid Day Meal is being provided to all students of Class I-VIII of state govt. schools, govt. aided schools, madarsa and maktab. Management Information System (MIS) has been implemented for efficient management of Mid-day Meal Scheme. The total number of schools providing mid day meal in the state is 70384 (VSS-67611+NGO-2773). Kitchen shed has been constructed in 55,161 schools and LPG facility has been provided in 13,222 schools.

Mukhyamantri Poshak Scheme/ Mukhyamantri Balika poshak Scheme :

Under Mukhyamantri Poshak scheme/ Mukhyamantri Balika Poshak Scheme, A.P.L student of class 1 to 2 of primary school/ state supported schools/ minority school is being provided with Rs.400 and students of class 3 to 5 is being provided with Rs. 500, students of class 6 to 8 is being provided with Rs. 700 and students of class 9 and 10 are being provided with Rs. 800.

Bihar Shatabdi Mukhyamantri Balika Poshak Scheme :

Under Bihar Shatabdi Mukhyamantri Balika poshak Scheme, the amount of Rs. 1000/- is provided to all girls students of class 9th to 12th. In the academic session 2016-2017, against the target of 12.5 lakh girls studying up to class 9-12, money has been transferred directly in the account of 11.27 lakh girl students through RTGS mode for the purchase of school uniform.

                                                   In the academic session 2017-18, against the target of 16.2 lakh girls the amount has been paid into the account of 9.24 lakh students.

Mukhyamantri Balak / Balika Bicycle Scheme :

Under Mukhyamantri Balak / Balika Cycle Scheme, amount of Rs. 2500/- is being provided to the students of class IXth for the purchase of bicycles. In the academic year 2016-2017, the target was to provide the benefit 7.10 lakh girl students and 6.91 boys. The funds were transferred directly to the accounts of 6.75 lakh girl students and 6.25 lakh male students.

                                    Against the target of benefitting 7.14 lakh female students and 6.94 lakh male students in the academic session 2017-18, the amount has been paid to 8.68 lakh male and female students so far.

Mukhyamantri Balika Protsahan Scheme :

An amount of Rs. 10,000/- is provided to all the students of General and other backward caste who have passed their 10th examination with first division organized by BSEB Board under the Mukhyamantri Balika Protsahan Scheme.

Social Welfare Department

Social Welfare Department works for the protection, care and upliftment of women, girls, children, old age people, disabled people and other under privileged sections of the society. The department designs policies accordingly and plans and programs are implemented to achieve the goals of those policies.

Many social security pension schemes are implemented by the State Government for social welfare.

The following pension schemes are implemented in the interest of senior citizens: -

Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme :

  • Under this scheme, the old age person in the age group of 60-79 years of BPL families is provided a pension of Rs.400/- per month, in which Rs. 200/- is contributed by the central government and Rs. 200/- by the state government.
  • Older persons aged 80 years or more are provided a pension of Rs. 500/- per month, which is entirely provided by the central Government.

State Social Security Pension Scheme :

  • Under this scheme, the old age pension of Rs. 400/- is provided to those elderly persons whose annual income in urban areas is Rs. 5500/- and in rural areas is Rs. 5000. In the case of a liberated bonded labour there is no restriction of income and age.
  • This pension amount is provided entirely by the State Government.

The schemes implemented in the interest of widows are as follows,

Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension scheme :

  • Under this scheme, pension of Rs. 400 is provided to widows in the age group of 40-79 years of BPL families, in which Rs. 300 is provided by the Central Government and Rs. 100 by the State government.
  • After the age of 80 years, the pensioner of this scheme is transferred to the Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme.

Lakshmi Bai Social Security Pension Scheme :

  • Under this scheme, widows of 18 years and above whose annual income is less than Rs.60,000 or of BPL families who are not covered under the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme is provided pension of Rs. 400/-per month. This amount is provided by the State Government.

The following Disabilities Pension Scheme is implemented in the interest of social welfare by the State Government.

Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme :

  • Under this Scheme, pension of Rs.400 is provided to those members of the age group of 18-79 years of BPL families with 80% and above disability, in which Rs. 300 is provided by the Central Govt. and Rs. 100 is provided by the State Government.
  • After the age of 80 years, the pensioner of this scheme is transferred to the Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme.

Bihar Disability Pension scheme :

  • Under this scheme, the pension of Rs 400 / - per month is given to the disabled person with disability of 40% or more of any income and age group. This fund is contributed by the State Government.

Status of payment of pensioners through DBT under all Social Security Pension Scheme :-

  • No. of uploaded pensioners on website – 65.65 lakh.
  • Pensioners holding a Bank account – 64.20 lakh.
  • Approved by the PFMS – 59.69 lakh.
  • Aadhar No. – of 48.49 lakh and of Aadhar seeding – 16.37 lakh.
  • Total Pension payment till November – 57 lakh.

Following are the Mrityoprant Dey Anudan Schemes,

  • National Family Benefit scheme : Under this scheme, in case of death of earning member of BPL families, Rs. 20,000 is provided at one time to the nearest dependent of that member under the scheme. In the financial year 2016-17 Rs. 4969.00 lakh has been disbursed under the scheme and 24,845 people have received the benefit.
  • Kabir Antyoshti Anudan Scheme : Under this scheme, Rs. 3000/- is provided at one time for the funeral of the dead belonging to a BPL family.  In the financial year 2016-2017, to fulfill the scheme Rs. 5000.00 lakh has been spent and in the financial year 2017-18, Rs. 400 lakh is proposed.
  • Mukhyamantri Parivar Labh Scheme :   Under this scheme, in case of death in accident or criminal incident, the nearest dependent is provided Rs. 20,000/- at one time. In the year 2016-2017, Rs. 650.00 lakh has been spent and Rs. 60.00 lakh is proposed in the year 2017-2018.
  • Anugrah Anudan Scheme : Under this scheme, in case of the death during the service period of the Aanganwadi worker/ assistant and appointed woman supervisor on contract, grace grant of Rs. 4 lakh is provided to the nearest dependent. Rs. 320 lakh has been spent in the year 2016-2017.

Programs and schemes related to the welfare of Disable persons :

  • Chief Minister’s Disabled empowerment Scheme (Sambal) : Chief Minister’s Disabled empowerment scheme (Sambal) has been implemented by the state govt. from the year 2012-13 by integrating new and old schemes for the welfare of disabled persons in the society. Under this scheme, facilities for survey, certification, education loan, self employment loans are provided to disabled persons apart from activities for rehabilitation and running special schools for the disabled. A budget of Rs. 300.00 lakh is approved for this scheme in the year 2017-2018.
  • Apart from this, the Directorate operates 03 residential school visually impaired and 5 residential schools for the deaf and mute. 12.90 lakh disabled persons have been certified out of which 7.49 lakh people have received the pension amount through DBT mode.
  • Bihar Centenary Leprosy Welfare Scheme: This scheme is being implemented to enable the leprosy patients to earn their livelihood so that they can be kept away from begging. Under this scheme an amount of Rs. 1500/- is being provided to every patient of Grade-II Deformities by the State Govt. In the year 2016-2017, Rs.15 crores was paid to 6,858 leprosy patients. In the year 2017-2018, Rs. 12.33 crores has been allotted to districts for the payment to 9,179 leprosy patients.
  • Chief Minister’s Bhikshavriti Prevention Scheme: Under Chief Minister’s Bhikshavriti Prevention Scheme, surveys have already been completed in 12 districts for the welfare and rehabilitation of destitute and beggars. There is a target to complete the survey in remaining 26 districts in the year 2017-2018. So far, the identity card has been issued to 4219 out of 10403 surveyed destitute. 8 rehabilitation centers, 2 raen baseras and 1 residential vocational training center are being operated in 5 districts of the state.
  • Old Age Home (Sahara) – Old Age home is operated in 5 districts (Patna, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Purnea & Bhagalpur) of the state. Action is being taken to start the operation in 4 more districts (Begusarai, Rohtas, Samastipur and West Champaran) of the state. Funds have been allocated for construction of Old age home in Patna, Gaya and Purnea.
  • Bihar Centenery AIDS Victim Welfare Scheme: This scheme is being implemented by the AIDS Control Society to provide assistance in the form of Rs. 1500/- per month to AIDS victims. In the financial year 2016-2017, 1100.00 lakh has been spent on this scheme and in the year 2017-2018, budget of Rs. 1.00 crores is approved by the State Govt. An additional unspent balance of Rs. 1000 lakh is also available.
  • Bihar Integrated Social Protection Strengthening (BISPS) : With the support and collaboration of World Bank this scheme aims to strengthen the implementation process of all the schemes related to social security and establish and expand the social security network to look after old age people, disabled persons and widows of the society. The objective of this project is to establish Basic Centers in every sub division and provide Mobile Therapy van in every district of the state. At present, the operation of Basic Centers in all 38 districts and Mobile Therapy van in 21 districts has started. Also, the work order has been issued for 91 sub divisions against the target of constructing Basic Centers in all 101 subdivisions.

Integrated Child Development Services (Directorate) :

Schemes of ICDS is operated by this Directorate, under which 6 types of services are provided in a consolidated manner, including, proper nutrition for children from 0 to 6 years, pregnant women, lactating mothers, pre-school education, vaccination, Health test, Nutrition and Health education and other referral services.

  • Dress Scheme for children of Aanganbadi Centers :This scheme is conducted 100% by the State Government. All children of 03-06 years of age, getting pre school education at all Aanganwadi Centers under the 544 Child Development Projects are being given Rs. 250 per year towards clothes.
  • Sabla/ Kishori Balika Scheme :  Under this scheme complete nutritious food is provided to the non school going girls in the age group of 11-18 years through T.H.R in 30,858 Aanganbadi centers under 176 Child Developments Projects of 12 districts (Patna, Buxar, Gaya, Aurangabad, Seetamarhi, West Champaran, Vaishali, Saharsa, Kishanganj, Katihar, Banka and Munger). Also the non school going girls in the age group of 16 to 18 years are provided iron and folic acid pills, health checkup and referal services, nutrition and health education. This scheme was launched in the year 2011-2012 by the Govt. of India. The name of the scheme was changed to Kishori Balika Yojana in the financial year 2017-2018.
  • Honorarium Payment of Aanganwadi Workers and Assistants through DBT:

Out of a total of 85,228 Aanganwadi workers 84,975 Aanganwadi workers and 75,956 aanganbadi assistants against a total of 78102 aanaganwadi assistants have been paid 9 months honorarium through RTGS directly into their Bank account.

Human Development Mission :

Under the Human Development Mission after completing all the necessary activity for malnutrition free Bihar campaign a movement for has been launched on October 11, 2014 from all the Anganwadi centers. Under this campaign the emphasis is on child care and related issues like Breastfeeding immediately after child birth (within 1 hour),to provide only mother’s milk till the child is 6 months old (no water to be given during this period), initiation of additional diet along with breastfeeding from 7th month of the child, prevention and precaution from childhood diseases, to use clean water (boiled and filtered), special attention to washing hand with soap after using the toilet, or before cooking a meal or feeding a child and monitoring the health of children between the age of 6 months to 36 months.

ICDS System Strengthening and Nutrition Improvement Project (ISSNIP) :

The main objective of this scheme is to reinforce the infrastructure and prevent malnutrition in children through SICD. With this objective in mind capacity building is encouraged in the regional workers, Aanganwadi workers, ASHA and ANM through ongoing programs. In order to protect the children from the ill effects of malnutrition Annaprasan Festival is organized monthly in every dietary region. Real time monitoring has been started to bring qualitative improvement in the services rendered and to bring transparency in the functioning of ICDS.

  • Maternity Benefit Scheme :

Maternity Benefit Scheme is a new scheme sponsored by the Central Government. The main objective of this scheme is to improve the health and nutrition level of pregnant women and to compensate them partially against the expenses incurred during pregnancy. Under this scheme, the transfer of cash is to be done directly to the beneficiary bank or post office account linked with Aadhar through RTGS.

So far, list of 71450 beneficiary have been uploaded, in which 69472 beneficiaries have been linked to Aadhar.

Implemented Schemes for Women Welfare :

  • Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah Scheme :

The purpose of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to poor families during the marriage of their daughters, to encourage the marriage registration and to prevent child marriages. Under this scheme, the daughter of BPL families and such other families, whose income is within 60,000/- per annum would be paid of Rs. 5000/- through a cheque or bank draft in the name of daughter at the time of her marriage.

  •  Mukhyamantri Girl Child Protection Scheme:

The main objective of this scheme is to prevent feticide and to encourage the birth of girl child              and birth registration. Under this scheme a girl child born in a BPL family receives a onetime grant of Rs. 2,000 which is invested in a term deposit through IDBI or Uco Bank. This benefit is limited to only two daughters per family. This scheme is implemented by the Women Development Corporation.

  • Women Empowerment Scheme :

In order to achieve the objective of socio-economic and cultural empowerment of the women of the state, mahila nari shakti scheme is being implemented by the Govt. of Bihar. Mukhyamantri Nari Shakti scheme is related to ecomonic, social and cultural issues of women’s development in the state and is being implemented across the state in partnership with community based organizations. This scheme is being implemented through Women Development Corporation.

  • Inter-caste Marriage :

This scheme has been implemented with the aim to end the caste system in society, to discourage dowry system and to end the feeling of untouchability and to encourage a woman who opts for inter cast marriage. Under this, Rs.1,00,000 / - is provided by the State Govt. as grant for financially empowering a woman who opts for inter-caste marriage. Within three months marriage the grant is given through a term deposit certificate from the bank offering the heist rate of interest. The investment is locked in for a minimum of three years.

Implemented Schemes for Child Welfare:

  • Parvarish Scheme :

Parvarish is an ambitious scheme of the State Government. Under this scheme a grant is provided to the orphaned children, destitute children, children suffering from acute diseases, children of disabled parents and for better care of children in the society and to encourage their non institutional supervision. The benefit of the scheme is directly transferred to the joint savings accounts opened in the name of beneficiaries and guardians. Under this scheme, Rs. 900/- is provided to the children in the age group of 0 to 6 years and Rs. 1000/- is provided every month to the children in the age group of 06 to 18 years. This scheme is conducted through the State Child Protection Committee.

 

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department

Several types of programs are being implemented for the economic, educational and social upliftment of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The following scholarship schemes are implemented by the State Government to ensure a better future for the students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme :

To provide scholarship of SC/ ST students studying in post matric, Post matric Scholarship Schemes operated under non planned schemes and Centrally sponsored schemes.Under this scheme, there is a provision to provide maintenance allowance under the scholarship rules and policies prescribed by the central government to the students studying in recognized colleges/ universities/ institutes.

  • Chief Minister’s scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Scholarship Scheme :

Under this scheme, an amount of Rs. 10,000 is provided to all SC & ST students, who have paased their Xth examination conducted by Bihar board securing first division. This scheme was started in the year 2008-2009.

In the year 2016-17, Rs. 8000/- is provided to those SC/ST students who have passed their Xth examination with second division and Rs. 15,000 and RS. 10,000/- respectively is proposed to provide to all male and female SC/ST students who have passed their 12th examination securing first division and second division.

In the year 2017-2018, Rs. 820 lakh is proposed for 1650 lakh SC/ST students who have passed Matriculation and Rs. 200 lakh is proposed for 1375 lakh lakh SC/ST students under this scheme.

  • Residential School :

65 residential schools (30 schools for boys and 35 schools for girls) for Scheduled Castes students and 15 residential schools (for boys) for Scheduled tribes students are operated, in which 24840 seats for Scheduled castes and 5320 seats for scheduled tribes are approved, in which 23640 Scheduled Caste students and 4880 Scheduled Tribe students are studying at present.

  • Hostel :

Hostels are operated for SC and ST students under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department. Facilities for logistic, cook-cum-servant's services, lighting, utensils etc. are provided to the students living in these hostels at government’s expense. There is a hostel superintendent appointed in every hostel and he is given the superintendent allowance as honorarium by the government and he is responsible for the smooth operation of the hostel.

Budget provision of Rs. 1650 lakh for Scheduled Castes and Rs. 200 lakhs for the Scheduled Tribe is proposed in the year 2017-2018.

  • Praak Pariksha Prashikshan Kendra:

One Praak Pariksha Prashikshan center is operated in the premises of Patna, Bhagalpur, Gaya,Aara (Bhojpur), Saran (Chapra), Muzaffarpur and Darbhanga universities to provide coaching to Scheduled Caste students to help them succeed in competitive examinations like Union Public Service Commission examination, Bihar Public Service Commission etc. There is a provision for approval of monthly scholarship for the students getting training in these centres. In the year 2017-2018, a budget provision of Rs. 261.81 lakh is proposed for establishment and committed expenditure for Scheduled Castes.

  • Tharu State Scheduled Tribes Development :

Integrated Tharuhat Vikas Agency for the development of Tharu and other scheduled tribes of Champaran district has been established under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 in Champaran (Betiah) district. Schemes are operated through this agency for the development of the Tharuhat area.

Last year, Rs. 4577 lakhs was made available to the Agency for implementation of schemes in West Champaran (including Tharu tribes) to blocks with major tribal population like Bagha-II, Ramnagar, Gaunaha and Mainatad, in which Rs.3230.11 lakh has been spent. Out of 248 schemes, 229 schemes have been completed with the above mentioned amount and work is under process for remaining 19 schemes.

Five Scheduled Tribe residential schools are being constructed in the Thurahat area through Bihar State Educational Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited,

Out of which two residential schools have been completed andconstruction work of 3 schools are in the final stage.

In the financial year 2016-2017, a proposal of Rs. 2507.39 lakhshas been sent for different training schemes .

The following are the important schemes of the Bihar Mahadalit Vikas Mission :

  • Community Building cum Workshed :

The purpose of the 'Community Building cum Workshed scheme is to construct a building in Mahadalit Tola, where any social work such as marriage, Chatti, Mundan rituals can be performed as well as daily work can also be performed. The construction of the community building is being done Mahadalit populated panchayats with the objective of facilitating their social activities along with development of their intellectual, cultural and sports activities. This building can also be used for community meeting. Vikas Mitra has been made as an agent for this work under the supervision of District Welfare Officer.

  • Dashrath Manjhi kaushal Vikas Scheme & Scheduled castes Sub Scheme :

Development of employment oriented skills and technical competence is an important aspect in the context of all-round development of the Mahadalit communities. Under this scheme skill development training in different trades is provided to the Mahadalits. The training is being conducted by the mission under the Scheduled Caste Sub Scheme. Under this scheme Rs. 100 is provided per trainee.

This scheme was started in the year 2010-11 and till the financial year 2015-2016, a total of 21,9971 youths have been trained in different trades. Training programs are done in all the districts of the state. In the financial year 2016-17, the expenditure on the skill development program / training will be done by the agency selected by the Labour Resources Department.

 

Backward Class & Extreme backward Class welfare Department :

The following schemes are operated for the better development of students of other backward classes under Backward Class and Extreme Backward Class Welfare Department.

  • Other Backward Class Pre-Matric (School) Scholarship Scheme :

Under the scheme, the scholarship amount is paid at the following rate from 01.04.2012 to the students of Backward Classes and Extreme Backward Classes who are studying in classes -1 to 10 in the government schools, government recognized and established schools of the state.

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Name of the Scheme

Approved rate by State Govt

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 School Scholarship 1-4 class

Rs. 50 /- per month

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School Scholarship 5-6 class

Rs. 100 per month

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School Scholarship 7-10 class

Rs. 150 per month

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School Scholarship 1-10 class

Rs. 250 per month

 

  • Other Backward Class Post Matric Scholarship Scheme :

Under this scheme, there is a provision to provide Post Matric Scholarship to Backward Class students of Class 11 who are persueing higher studies such as, Diploma courses/ Degree/ Medical/ Engineering/ Law in Colleges/ universities and technical and professional institutes. The annual income of the eligible students’ parents should not be above 1 lakh.

  • Chief Minister’s Extreme Backward Class Scholarship Scheme :

With the aim of increasing awareness about education amongst the students of extremely backward classes and to encourage them to go for higher education, the State Government has started a new scheme called "Chief Minister's extremely Backward class Scholarship scheme" since the financial year 2008-2009.

Under this scheme, Rs. 10,000 is being provided as an incentive to students of Extremely Backward class Students who is the resident of Bihar and has passed 10th examination of BSEB with 1st division.

  • Chief Minister’s Backward Class Scholarship Scheme :

In order to increase the awareness of education amongst the backward class students and to encourage them towards higher education, and to encourage them to continue their studies, the State Government has started a new scheme "Chief Minister Backward ClassScholarship Scheme" from the financial year 2015-2016.

Under this scheme, Rs. 10,000 is being provided as an incentive to students of Backward class Students who is the resident of Bihar and whose parent’s annual income is below 150,000/- and has passed 10th examination with 1st sivision, organized by the BSEB Board. This amount is provided to the backward class students by the Education Department.

  • Prak Pariksha Prashikshan Scheme :

From the financial year 2015-2016, under state plan, one prak training centre is operated in the following districts, namely 1. Patna 2. Gaya 3. Muzaffarpur 4. Bhagalpur 5. Darbhanga 6. Chapra 7. Aara and 8. Madhepura. Action is being take to operate one training centre in 7 districts in the year 2016-2017, these districts are, 1. Purnea 2. Saharsa 3. Munger 4. Vaishali 5. Madhubani 6. East Champaran nad 7. West Champaran.

This scheme was started in order to prepare students of Backward class for all competitive exams free of cost. Pre-examination training centers are to be supervised and evaluated by the Bihar State Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation.

  • Other Backward Class Girl Residential +2 High School :

Under the Backward Classes and Extreme Backward Class Welfare Department, there are a total of 12 other backward class welfare residential +2 high schools for girls of Backward Classes and Extremely Backward Classes, in which classes are conducted from class 6 to 12 and student strength is 280 studentsper school.

  • Jannayak Karpoori Thakur Extremely Backward Class Welfare Hostel :

In the financial year 2008-09, construction of hostel with 100 bed capacity was started under the Jannayak Karpoori Thakur Extremely Backward Class Welfare Scheme. Land has been made available for hostels in 34 districts under this scheme. Construction work has been completed in fifteen districts including Madhubani, Nalanda, Bhabua, Buxar, Sheikhpura, Banka, Jamui, Katihar, Bhagalpur, Kishanganj, Gaya, Munger, Madhepura, Supaul and Begusarai out of which 4 hostels are already operationaland in remaining 11 districts, operation is under process as the material and equipments are being procured. DPR is being prepared for Patna and Siwan District.

Monority Welfare Department

The State Government is making all possible efforts to formulate and implement schemes for the welfare of minorities by mobilizing more resources. We can get a fair idea of the efforts made in this direction in the progress report of the schemes implemented under Minority Welfare Department,

  • Hostel Construction Scheme for Minority Students :

Government is making positive efforts to encourage minority students in the field of education. In this context Government wants to provide the best living arrangements to minority students to take full advantage of educational institutes located in the District Headquarters, so that, their studies are not obstructed due to poverty and social backwardness. For this purpose, there is a plan to construct and operate girl’s and boy’s hostel in every district headquarter.

(a). Minority Boy’s Hostel : At present, 30 minority boys hostel is being constructed, out of which 27 hostels are already operational.

(b). Minority Girl’s Hostel : At present, 6 minority girl’s hostel is being constructed in districts namely, Patna, Gaya, Kishanganj, Katihar, Nalanda & Munger., out of which Mother Teresa Girls Hostel in Patna, Girls Hostel in Gaya and Girls Hostel in Kishanganj has become operational. Action is being taken for making the remaining hostels operational at the earliest.

  • Chief Minister Student Incentive Scheme :

Under this scheme Rs. 10,000/- is provided to all minority students who have passed 10th examination organized by BSEB Board with 1st division,.

  • Chief Minister Minority Employment Loan Scheme :

Under the program of good governance "Chief Minister Minority Employment Loan Scheme" has been formulated with a budget of 25 crore per annum for the next 5 years from the financial year 2012-13. Under this scheme unemployed young men and women of the minority community, whose family annual income is not more than 2 lakh, will be provided a loan for self employment. The upper limit of the loan amount has been fixed at Rs. 5 lakhs and the loan will attract a simple interest of 5 percent only. The loan under the scheme is being provided by Bihar State Minority Financial Corporation. It will be recovered in 20 equal quarterly installment ie, over a period of 5 years.

  • Chief Minister Minority Education Loan Scheme :

Under the program of good governance, "Chief Minister Minority Education Loan Scheme" is being executed over five financial years from the financial year 2012-13 on a plan outlay of Rs. 50 crores, under which such minority students are provided medical / technical / ITI / B.ED / M.Ed. / Law and Management education and business courses, which are not of a duration more than 5 years and whose father / guardian's annual income is below 4.50 lakh rupeesUpon successful completion of the course or upon gaining employment before the end of the course the beneficiaries need to pay back the amount in 60 equal monthly installments ie in 5 years. The duration of the course has been made interest free and no interest will be charged for the period.

The schemes sponsored by the Central Government in interest of the minorities are as follows,

  • Minority Scholar cum Income based technical and professional scholarship scheme :

The objective of this scheme is to provide financial support to poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities so that they can study vocational and technical courses. The implementation of this scheme is being done from the year 2007-2008. This is a centrally sponsored scheme which is funded entirely by the Central Government.

A total of 21,727 online applications have been received in the financial year 2017-18, in which the amount of funds will be transferred through the DBT mode in the account of selected students by the Ministry of Minority Affairs.

Eligibility for the Scholarship :

  • Financial assistance will be given for pusuing the degree of technical and vocational courses and post graduate degree from a recognized institution of the state.
  • Those students, who get admission in technical / vocational courses in any college based on competitive examination, are eligible for this scholarship.  
  • Those students, who get admission in technical / vocational courses without any competitive examination, will also be eligible for scholarship. However, students should have achieved not less than 50% marks at secondary / graduate level. Such students will be selected entirely on the basis of merit.
  • The annual income should not exceed Rs 2.50 lakhs for all the beneficiaries / parents or guardians of the beneficiary.
  • 30 percent of  scholarship will be reserved for girls. Scholarship can be transferred to the boys of this community if there isn’t enough female candidate in this community.
  • No scholarship holder under this scheme will receive another scholarship / financial assistance for continuing the course.

Minority Post Matric Scholarship Scheme :

The objective of this scheme is to provide financial support to poor and meritorious students of minority communities so that they can pursue higher education. This scheme was started in the financial year 2007-2008.

A total of 1,12,275 online applications have been received in the financial year 2016-2017. The amount will be transferred through DBT in the account of selected boy students / girl students selected under the scheme by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.

Eligibility for the scholarship :

  • The annual income of beneficiary or of  his/her parents/ guardian should not be more than Rs. 2 lakh.
  • 30% of scholarship is reserved for girl students. Scholarship can be transferred to the boys of this community if 30% female candidates do not apply from this community.
  • The student should have scored more than 50% in the previous final annual examination. Such students will be selected entirely on the basis of merit.
  • No scholarship holder under this scheme will receive any other scholarship / financial assistance for continuing the course.
  • Financial assistance will be provided to the students to complete the course from class 11 to P.H.D. Apart from allowance for meeting living expenses the course fees will also be paid through this scheme.

 

  • Minority Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme :

The objective of this scheme is to provide financial support to poor and meritorious students of minority communities so that they can continue their studies of academic curriculum.

A total of 1,08,825 applications have been received in the year 2016-2017 for which the amount will be transferred through DBT mode in the account of the selected students by the Ministry Of Minority Affairs.

Terms and Conditions for Scholarship :

  • The annual income of beneficiary or of  his/her parents/ guardian should not be more than Rs. 1 lakh.
  • 30% of scholarship is reserved for girl students. Scholarship can be transferred to the boys of this community if 30% female candidate from the community do not apply for the benefit.
  • There student should have scored more than 50% of marks in the previous final annual examination. Such students will be selected entirely on the basis of merit.
  • No scholarship holder under this scheme will receive any other scholarship / financial assistance for continuing the course.
  • Financial assistance will be provided to the students of classes 1 to 10th to continue their studies. Allowance to meet living expenses is provided to the students of classes 1st to 5th. For the students of classes 6th to 10th apart from allowance for living expenses the course fee will also be paid under the scheme.

Multi Sectoral Development Programme (MSDP) :

Under the 11th five year plan, 7 districts are being sponsored with the allocation of Rs. 523.20 crores by the Central Government, these districts are : Araria, Purnea, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Katihar, Seetamarhi and West Champaran. Most of the plans have been completed.

Under the 12th Five Year plan in the Financial Year 2013-2014, 75 minority populated blocks and 8 cities have been identified under 20 districts of the state. So far, a total of Rs. 410 crores has been approved. Under this scheme, approval of the construction of building of  204 units of High schools, 375 units of health sub centers, 63 units for the additional primary health center, 25 units of community health center building, 1086 units for the construction of additional class room, 22 units of boys/girls hostel and construction of 20 units of library buildings have been granted by the Central Government.

Implementation of the approved schemes related to Education sector is being done by Bihar Health services & Infrastructure Corporation Limited, Patna and construction of Hostel building is being done Bihar State Building Construction Corporation Limited, Patna.

 

Disaster Management Department

According to the main objective of development with Justice the Department of Disaster Management has developed the concept of minimizing disaster and bring it in the main stream of development  by giving it an institutional structure.

The establishment of weather-based disaster warning system and coordination of national disaster warning system will be established at the state and district level. The target has been set to establish and to activate  the modern emergency operation centers at the State and District level. Capacity Enhancement and training of Community, Police officers, Regional officers, Doctors, Engineers, Sailors, Divers etc. will be arranged. A strong system will be developed to bring relief by the quick assessment of the disaster victims. Besides, State Disaster Management Scheme, District Disaster Management Scheme and standard operational procedures will be formulated and continuously amplified.

Following are the targeted program in the financial year 2017-2018 :

  • Implementation of Bihar Disaster Risk Reduction Road Map 2015-2020.
  • Establishment of standard operating procedures to combat earthquake and cyclone storm.
  • Formation and training of QMRT (Quick Medical Response Team) at the level of each Primary Health Center.
  • To train engineers / architects / sensors and Raj Mistris in anti-earth building construction techniques through Bihar State Disaster Management.
  • Strengthening of State Disaster Response Force and of High Level Training.
  • Activating the previous warning system and train all concerned to use this system.
  • Completing the formation of Civil Defense Core in all 28 flood prone districts. Accordingly, to complete  the work of creation of 192 posts of different category for 24 new districts.
  • To activate state EOC at state level and District EOC at district level. In order to make State EOC functional, in 14 departments linked with Disaster Management, officials will be given a well-defined responsibility by marking them for Emergency Support.
  • Arrangements for necessary materials related to disaster management in the districts, such as Life Jacket / Inflate Emergency Lighting System / Advance Life Ambulance, utensils for relief camps etc. have been ensured.  Strengthening of inventory of materials will be done.