Ranchi: Chief Minister Hemant Soren today said a technical university Bill will soon be presented in the Assembly with the purpose to encourage technical education in the state. He said so during the budget session proceedings on Monday.
Replying to a question raised by Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLA Samresh Singh, Soren said the state government was serious about setting up a technical university in Jharkhand. He said preparations were on to present the Bill in the house during the ongoing budget session.
In response to a question raised by Vimla Pradhan of Bharatiya Janata Party, the CM said the government had prepared a model of the women’s policy. The policy will be brought before the Cabinet in a week or two, he said.
Pradhan said the state women’s policy had been prepared in year 2012 itself.
The CM further replying to the question of Marxist Coordination Committee MLA, said there was no proposal for the formation of Jharkhand State Transport Corporation. He said the government was giving permit to private vehicle owners for providing transport facilities in view of inadequacy of rail services in the state. He said employees will be absorbed once property and responsibilities of Bihar State Road Transport Corporation are bifurcated between Bihar and Jharkhand.
Soren said the government was trying to ensure that people belonging to Below Poverty Line category get bed reservation in private hospitals of the state. A proposal is being prepared in this regard and will be put forth in the Cabinet meeting, he said.
JVM MLA Pradip Yadav raised a question on corruption to which the CM said that the government was mulling over plans to implement a harsh law against corruption in the state.
In a question asked by JMM MLA Jagannath Mahato, the CM said the government will implement its plan to give agriculture the status of industry soon. The CM also said that the government will take a decision on giving second language status to Magahi, Bhojpuri and Angika only after studying data. Any decision will be taken according to rules, he said.