Bihar Current Affairs: January 2021

Bihar ranked 13th in India Justice Report 2020The India Justice
Report (2020) prepared by the Tata Trusts in collaboration with
the Centre for Social Justice, Common Cause, DAKSH, Vidhi Centre for
Legal Policy and the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative has been
released recently.
In this, every state is given ranking on many parameters including
policing, jail, judicial, Assessment of infrastructure, legal aid, human
According to the report, Maharashtra tops the states in giving justice to
the people in the country. It is followed by Tamil Nadu, Telangana,
Punjab and Kerala.
Among the smaller states, Goa retained the top position and Arunachal
Pradesh at the bottom, Bihar was ranked 13th in this report.
Mukhtar Alam will get Maithili Savi Award
Mukhtar Alam was a Maithili language and literary upliftment and
public awakening, Saharsa’s young literature, Maithili language,
engineer and teacher by profession,
MukhtarAlam is the founder and director of the literary, social
organization Maithili Words Lok.
Earlier, MukhtarAlam has been honored by organizations like All India
Mithila Union Delhi, YuvaVicharManch’
“Cycle Girl” Jyoti becomes brand ambassador of ‘Nasha Mukti’
Jyoti Kumari (Lockdown’s Cycle Girl) arrived at Darbhanga after riding
her father from Gurugram in Haryana. covering a distance of 1200 km in
seven days.
To honor this bravery, the Social Welfare Department of the Government
of Bihar has appointed Cycle Gi r l Jyoti as the brand ambassador for the
de-addiction campaign.
Ram Vilas Paswan posthumously awarded Padma Bhushan
Former union minister Ram Vilas Paswan has been posthumously
conferred with the Padma Bhushan award in the public affairs category.
Founder of the Lok Janshakti Party, has been a Lok Sabha MP twice and
a Rajya Sabha MP twice in his 32-year political career. He contested 11
times, winning 9 times.
Ram Vilas Paswan, born in Khagaria, Bihar, Minister of Consumer Affairs
in the Modi government.
Organic garden to be built over 150 acres in Araria
An organic garden center will be built on about 150 acres of land in
Raniganj and tree garden in Araria.
Dr. Rajiv Ranjan, a graduate from Patna University, became the Chief
Secretary of Tamil Nadu
He made the Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu before he was in Delhi on
central deputation.
Dr. Rajiv Ranjan is a 1985 batch of the Indian Administrative Service He
hails from Gangapur village in Samastipur district of Bihar.
Modern look will be given to Bihar Smart City with 3D painting
It will be launched from Patna Smart City. Patna Smart City has planned
to do 3D painting on all government buildings so that it will become a
center of attraction among the visitors and a smart image of Patna is
NITI Aayog’s Innovation Index includes Bihar among the worst states
Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Kerala were ranked
in the top five states in the second Innovation Index released by NITI
Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar ranked at the bottom of the index.
The purpose of this index is to find out the strengths and weaknesses of
the states in the field of innovation and motivate them to strengthen in
this direction.
Padma Award from Bihar
• Shri Ramachandra Manjhi has been awarded Padma Shri for his
contribution to the art culture of Bihar.
• Ms. Dulari Devi has been awarded Padma Shri in the field of art.
• Ms. Mridula Sinha (Posthumous), named for Padma Shri in the
field of Art and literature.
• Dr. Dilip Kumar Singh has been awarded Padma Shri for his
contribution in the field of medicine.
• Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous), named for Padma
Bhushan for his contribution in Public affairs.

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