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Bihar Cabinet approves proposal to start caste based headcount in state


  • This decision was taken at a cabinet meeting which was chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
  • After the meeting, Chief secretary Amir Subhani informed the media that the cabinet has approved Rs.500 crores from the contingency fund for the caste-based census. 
  • Mr Subhani said the Bihar government will conduct the caste-based census from its own resources.
  • He also said the Census will be conducted by the general administration department at the state level.