Mauritius-based entrepreneurs to invest in Bihar

Patna: Several entrepreneurs in Mauritius have shown interest in the medical institute project, proposed to be built in the joint name of the first Indian president Dr Rajendra Prasad and father of the Nation of Mauritius Sir Seewoosagur Ramghoolam.

This was disclosed by Mauritius tertiary education minister Rajesh Jeetah, who had a meeting with Bihar minister for Health Ashwani Kumar Choubey here on Saturday, official sources said today.

Jeetah said that his government might consider tax exemption to entrepreneurs interested to invest in the proposed medical institute at Mairwa in Bihar`s Siwan district, sources said.

Nitish Kumar government had earlier offered Mauritius government a proposal to set up a medical college hospital at Mairwa in Siwan district, according to state health minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey.

Choubey said he had handed over a letter in this regard to Mauritius Art and Culture Minister Mookhesswar Choonee during the three-day Global Bihar Summit on changing Bihar that ended here on February 19.

We have also written letter to Mauritius Prime Minister to give his consent for setting up the medical college hospital proposed at Mairwa in Siwan, Choubey said.