He underscored the truth that regardless of spectacular progress registered in well being, training and infrastructure, Bihar lagged behind when it got here to industries.
“You are like members of our household. If you select to arrange an trade right here, you may be supplied with all obligatory help from our authorities. We will facilitate availability of land. We may even be sure that all points flagged by you’re promptly resolved,” he stated.
The chief minister sought to spotlight the adjustments in society which have been brought on by initiatives reminiscent of free bicycles to school-going ladies.
“When we took over in 2005, a lady using bicycle in Patna was a uncommon sight. Now hordes of school-going ladies might be seen on the streets of nearly each village. The enrolment of feminine college students has gone up and final yr they outnumbered boys within the matric examinations,” Kumar stated.
He additionally spoke about his bold ‘Jal Jeevan Hariyali’ drive geared toward combating local weather change, recalling that it was appreciated by no much less a luminary than Bill Gates when he visited Bihar two years in the past.
“He (Gates) got here and noticed our efforts and, at a media interplay exterior the state, expressed his profuse admiration. He was amazed by the zeal proven by a poor state in addressing points which, usually, solely the developed world seems to be involved with,” he stated.
The chief minister additionally instructed the delegates about efforts made by his authorities in giving a facelift to varied vacationer spots, particularly these related to the Buddha.
“Please do plan a tour. We might be delighted to host you. You will return with recollections to cherish,” he added.
Kumar additionally stated that he valued the interplay with members of the diaspora, since they introduced with them a wealth of expertise.
“I’m instructing officers hooked up to the CM Secretariat to carry such periods usually. I wish to hearken to your options even when it won’t be potential (for me) to take energetic half,” he stated on the interplay which lasted over an hour.
The CM was accompanied by former cupboard colleague and key aide Sanjay Kumar Jha. Among others who took half within the interplay was Chief Secretary Deepak Kumar.