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Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal

HAR GHAR NAL KA JAL NEWS

Exclusive: In Bihar’s water scheme, a tale of 2 wards: from dry taps to wide smiles

September 25, 2021 7:44 am

The Indian Express investigation found, the scheme has been blighted by political patronage in awarding several contracts -- from the family of BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad to those of senior JD(U) leaders such as ex-state secretary Anil Singh -- and shoddy work in some villages.

Bihar: Rs 80-crore deal for JD(U) leader’s family, ex-Minister’s nephew in long list of VIP contractors

September 24, 2021 8:07 am

From Samastipur to Madhubani and Jamui to Sheikhpura and at least 20 districts, The Indian Express has found, it covers a sweeping range of beneficiaries across the state’s political spectrum — from relatives of senior JD(U) and BJP leaders to an RJD leader.

Patronage Pipeline — Taken serious note, will probe: Bihar Govt; Opp targets Deputy CM

September 23, 2021 12:39 pm

Late Wednesday, Prasad took part in a meeting of top BJP state leaders, including general secretary (organisation) Bhikhubhai Dalsaniya, at the residence of the other Deputy CM Renu Devi.

Bihar patronage pipeline: Congress demands Deputy CM Tarkishore Prasad’s ouster

September 23, 2021 8:06 am

The investigation had revealed that Prasad’s family and aides had received 36 contracts worth over Rs 53 crore under the flagship ‘Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal’ scheme.

Exclusive: Bihar’s flagship scheme gave tap water to poor — and contracts worth Rs 53 crore to Dy CM’s family, aides

September 24, 2021 8:06 am

Express investigation: For Bihar’s own Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal, The Indian Express investigated bid documents for projects in as many as 20 districts and matched them with records maintained by the Registrar of Companies (RoC) and Bihar’s Public Health Engineering Department (PHED).

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