Shri Singh expressed his happiness and complimented Bihar Government for responding positively to his letter dated 19-01-2015. In his communication vide letter dated today, addressed to Shri Jitan Ram Manjhi, Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Singh mentioned that Bihar is considered to be storehouse of knowledge in various sectors including Science and Agriculture from ancient times.
Since long, demand for establishing a full fledged Central Agricultural University in Bihar was being made and present Rajendra Agriculture University, Pusa was identified for making it into Central Agriculture University. Planning Commission had provided in-principle approval in 2009 to State Government’s proposal. During 12th Five year plan, an amount of Rs 400 cr has been proposed in this regard.
GG:SB Shri Radha Mohan Singh visit to Bihar 22.01.2015