The Bihar Government has distributed about six lakh radio sets among Mahadalits, a sub-group of poor Dalit castes, across the State to make them aware of Government welfare schemes, the State Assembly was informed on Tuesday.

The Government has set a target to distribute 21 lakh radio sets among Mahadalits by 2014, SC/ST Welfare Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said.

The Minister said the distribution was being carried out district-wise with the Government choosing two brands, Phillips and Santosh.

(This article was published on December 4, 2012)
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