Bihar government has taken decision to give special family pension to those government officials who died due to Covid infection in the state .
This decision was taken at cabinet meeting which was chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. It may be noted that a number of government officials died to covid complication in the recent past.
Meanwhile Bihar’s chief secretary Arun Kumar Singh succumbed to multiple organ failure after testing positive for COVID-19 at a hospital this afternoon . He was admitted more than a week ago after he developed complications in breathing. Mr Singh was a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Bihar cadre and took charge as chief secretary on February 27 this year.