RANCHI: Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar on November 15, 2000 primarily to expedite growth in the tribal- dominated mineral-rich region. But with every passing day, it seems that the dream remains a dream only. Apart from establishment of industrial and irrigation projects which require thousands of acres of land and which lead to health hazard, the state government has failed to provide suitable plots to even educational institutions such as Indian Institute of Management-Ranchi, National University for Study and Research in Law and Indian Institute of Information Technology.
During the same period, Bihar has not only developed but has also the credit of setting up some of the best educational institutions in the country such as Indian Institute of Technology, Chanakya National Law University and two central universities. The state got its second central varsity a few days ago for which Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has been struggling for a few years. While CNLU has already got its campus, the construction of IIT is going on in full swing. Read more
Source : timesofindia.indiatimes.com