A complete report of the caste survey, introduced within the state meeting on Tuesday, revealed that over thirty-three p.c of Bihari households have been residing in poverty, subsisting on an revenue of Rs 6,000 or much less per 30 days.
Though the share of the decrease castes was inevitably a lot greater than that of the backward courses, Dalits, and tribals, the report additionally acknowledged vital poverty among the many higher castes.
In accordance with the report introduced by Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, there have been roughly 2.97 crore households residing within the state, with over 94 lakhs (or 34.13%) residing in poverty.
One other necessary discovering was that greater than 50 lakh Biharis have been residing exterior the state seeking livelihood or higher schooling alternatives.
These incomes a residing in different states numbered round 46 lakhs whereas one other 2.17 lakhs have discovered greener pastures overseas.
These pursuing research in different states numbered about 5.52 lakhs whereas about 27,000 have been doing the identical overseas.
Notably, preliminary findings of the caste survey have been launched on October 2.
The Nitish Kumar authorities ordered the train following the Centre’s reluctance to carry a caste census.
(with inputs from companies)