Good Governance

National Literacy Rate (2001-2011) - 11%

Bihar Literacy Rate (2001-2011) - 17%

Women Empowerment

Sl Indicators 2005-06 2015-16

1

Currently married women who usually participate in household decision (%)

69.2

75.2

2

Women owning a house and/or land (%)

NA

58.8

3

Women having a bank or savings accounts that they themselves use (%)

8.2

26.4

4

Women having a mobile phone that they use themselves (%)

NA

40.9

Source: Report of Indian Institute for Population Sciences

DEBT Mgmt

Sl Item 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 BE
1 Debt Outstanding 20.6 20.4 20.3 19.9 21.5 22.5

In 2015-16, the outstanding debt was Rs. 88,829 crore implying a Debt: GSDP ratio of 21.5 percent, well below the limit of 25 percent, specified by the 14th Finance Commission. This clearly indicates that the debt problem is well under the control of the State Government.

Source: Economic Survey 2016-17, Govt. of Bihar

Source: National Crime Records Bureau, 2011 - 2015

Source: National Crime Records Bureau, 2011- 2015

Source: National Crime Records Bureau, 2015