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Shri Nitish Kumar

Hon'ble Chief Minister

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Smt. Palka Sahni, IAS

Resident Commissioner

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Bihar Bhawan is the official state mission of Government of Bihar in New Delhi to maintaining a statutory representation in the National Capital, liaison with the federal Government on behalf of the Government of the state and to connect with the Bihari Diaspora in the national capital. It is also the official home away for the Chief Minister of Bihar and other dignitaries of the state government visiting New Delhi for administrative purposes. Recently, this statehouse in the capital served a charioteer during the corona lockdown as it was operational 24x7 to reaching out, assisting and helping millions of migrants of Bihar who were stranded in various Indian parts.

About the Resident Commissioner (RC)

The Resident Commissioner (RC) of Bihar Bhawan is the authorized representative of State in the National capital who ensures possible liaison between the government of State and the government in the Centre, and between the State Government and several diplomatic guild and associations. He/she administers a secretariat level establishment controlled by the honorable Chief Minister of the State.
Palka Sahni is the current Resident Commissioner of Bihar Bhawan. She is the senior officer of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) who has served as District Magistrate in Jehanabad, Khagaria and Nalanda in Bihar. She in the past has served as the Director in the ‘Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry’, where she managed some flagship undertakings of the Government of India such as “Make in India” and “Ease of Doing Business”. She has also led a team that played a pivotal role in making India enter the top-100 in the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” rankings.

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  • Inauguration of Gym, Recreation and Business Center

    Inauguration of Gym, Recreation and Business Center by the former Chief Secretary of Bihar Shri Anjani Kumar Singh in the presence of Resident Commissioner Smt Palka Sahni at Bihar Bhawan. These amenities extend to staffs and guests as well. Watch the video in the video gallery of this website.

  • Celebration of Makar Sankranti

    The Makar Sankranti festival was celebrated in Bihar Bhawan on 14th January, 2021. An afternoon Dahi-Chura bhoj was organized in Bihar Bhawan lawns for the officers and employees of Bihar Bhawan. A packet of chura-tilkut procured from Bihar was gifted to senior dignitaries of Bihar staying in Delhi who could not attend the sankaranti bhoj due to pandemic.

  • Celebration of Republic Day at Bihar Bhawan

    On 26th January, 2021 Republic Day was celebrated in Bihar Bhawan and Bihar Niwas with hoisting of National Flag by Smt. Palka Sahni, IAS, the Resident Commissioner, Bihar and followed by cultural events depicting the glory of our constitution at Bihar Bhawan lawns.
    The photographs related to this event can be seen in the photo gallery section of this website.

  • IAS officer Palka Sahni appointed Resident Commissioner of Bihar Bhawan

    She was the ‘Special Resident Commissioner’ of Bihar during the Corona lockdown effectively tackling the concerns of migrant labourers of Bihar stranded in various Indian states after the nationwide lockdown.

  • Chief Minister Medical Relief Fund, Bihar Bhawan

    There is a provision of Government of Bihar whereby the residents of Bihar with an annual income of less than Rs. 2,50,000/- can get specified medical aid in cure of certain serious ailments if the treatment is undertaken in CGHS empanelled hospitals. The aid for such patients for treatment in hospitals outside Bihar can be applied for and availed at Bihar Bhawan, New Delhi.
    Bihar Bhawan WhatsApp Chat Helpline No: +91 8527595623

  • RTPS, Bihar Bhawan

    The RTPS Centre at Bihar Bhawan was inaugurated my Hon’ble Chief Minister, Bihar on August 15, 2012 as a centre for collection of the Caste, Residential and Income Certificates. The centre acts as convenient collection centre for the Bihari population residing in and around Delhi. An online application form has to be filled and the option for collection at Bihar Bhawan has to be selected. When the certificate is ready, the applicant receives a SMS after which he/she can collect it on any working day from RTPS Bihar Bhawan. For any enquiry, WhatsApp chat or call on below number
    Bihar Bhawan WhatsApp Chat Helpline No: +91 8130461135
    Bihar Bhawan RTPS Helpline No:- 011-23792009 (all working days only)

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