Saturday, October 27, 2007

Nitish to discuss Bihar with PM

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar left on Saturday for New Delhi to discuss issues related to the state with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Mr Kumar is scheduled to call on Dr Singh at around 1700 hrs and apprise him of the situation in the state.

Constitution of a special committee under the Prime Minister`s Office to negotiate with the Nepal government for construction of a high dam to solve the annual flood menace was on the top of the agenda of the meeting.

Mr Kumar would also raise the power crisis issue and personally request the PM to solve the problem by sanctioning additional electricity to Bihar as a special case.

He would discuss the strategies for infrastructural development with national and international cooperation.