A project to set up a new railway bridge on river Brahmani has come to a halt following sheer unwillingness of the farmers at Birbhum’s Jagdhari village in the Nalhati I block area to part with their land.
The district primary education department has failed to utilise funds of Sarva Siksha Mission (SSM) in various circles of the district. Following a probe by the district administration it was found that nearly Rs 6 crore in 14 circles of the district are lying unutilised.
SURI, 27 DEC: The district animal resource development (ARD) department has begun vaccinating country chickens as part of its anti-bird flu measure. The department has engaged self-help groups (SHG) from various blocks to do the job. The ARD department started the vaccination programme after temperature started dipping from the middle of December as H5N1 virus usually spreads at low temperature.