Published On: Sat, Jan 23rd, 2016

Prashant Kishor appointed policy adviser to Bihar CM

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has appointed Prashant Kishor as policy adviser to him. Kishor, who played a crucial role in steering the electoral campaign of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the 2015 Assembly elections and before that managed Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial campaign in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

Bihar government appointed Prashant Kishor as policy adviser to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar government appointed Prashant Kishor as policy adviser to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

According to a notification issued by Cabinet Department Principal Secretary Brajesh Mehrotra on January 21, 2016, Kishor was appointed to advise the CM on formulating plans and ensuring time-bound and effective implementation of development programmes and resolutions.

It said that Kishor could be given additional responsibilities on programme implementation from time to time.

Kishor will assume office soon and try to ensure proper implementation of the chief minister’s priorities in the state.

According to the officially notification , Kishor will enjoy the status of cabinet minister, following the state cabinet’s nod to creation of the post of adviser to CM under state cabinet secretariat department.

This is the first time Nitish Kumar has appointed an adviser for himself.

TST

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