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Crime rate in Bihar is very low: Governor

PATNA: Governor Lalji Tandon on Monday said the velocity of cognizable offences in Bihar used to be very low compared to nationwide average and there has been an effective test on organized crime within the state.

Addressing the joint session of Bihar legislature on the opening day of the Budget session, Tandon quoted the newest knowledge of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) and said Bihar registered most effective 157.4 cognizable offences towards the nationwide average of 233.6 such incidents on consistent with one lakh other folks.

However, the final NCRB figures are associated with circumstances in 2016.

Quoting the NCRB knowledge, the governor also said Bihar stood at 22nd place amongst all states and union territories within the rate of crime. He said majority of circumstances of serious crime that took place in 2018 had been solved by way of the police and the accused had been punished thru prison process. The accused in altogether three,650 circumstances had been sentenced in 2018, he said.

“Providing a society free from fear by way of establishing the rule of regulation is the topmost precedence of the state executive. Several steps have been taken to improve the policing device and take care of regulation and order,” he said.

Tandon also said the state executive used to be committed to its ‘zero tolerance’ coverage towards corruption. So a ways, proposals to confiscate properties underneath the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in 131 circumstances have been sent to the Enforcement Directorate. These proposals contain properties price more than Rs256 crore, he said.

CM Nitish Kumar, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, leader of opposition within the Council Rabri Devi had been provide during the joint session held on the lately inaugurated central corridor. However, the leader of opposition in meeting Tejashwi Prasad Yadav used to be conspicuous by way of his absence. His elder brother Tej Pratap, then again, used to be provide within the joint session.

Flanked by way of Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary and acting chairman of Legislative Council Haroon Rashid, the governor also instructed the joint session that the federal government had thus far allotted Rs909 crore as training loan underneath the Student Credit Card scheme amongst 32,683 eligible students.

He said the self-assistance allowance to the song of Rs256.71 crore had been allotted thus far amongst 2.86 lakh youths underneath the Mukhyamantri Nischay Swayam Sahayata Yojana.

A complete of 1.19 crore households around the state had been provided free electrical energy connections by way of October 2018 underneath the ‘Har Ghar Bijli’ scheme of the CM’s Seven Resolves programme, Tandon said.

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