Monday, January 08, 2007
Patna: January 7, 2007
A four-member delegate led by BiharBrains chairperson Bibhuti Vikramaditya, on Monday in Patna, met with the Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and presented its demand for the establishment of an Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) in Bihar.
During the meeting that lasted near 40 minutes, Modi assured the delegate of his support to their cause and promised to take up the issue with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during his meeting with him on Tuesday.
Modi also invited the delegate to attend the NRI meet in Bihar to be held later this month.
Earlier, during his talk with the state Science and Technology minister Anil Kumar, Vikramaditya also presented his demand for an IISER in Bihar.
"Our demands have been forwarded to the state Department of Human Resources and other concerned officials in the state and we soon to have a report on its status," Vikramaditya said.
Besides Vikramaditya, former Vice Chancellor Prof. Jagannath Thakur, Prof. B. K. Sharma, Prof. S. P. Verma, and Vijay Sharan were part of the delegation.