Regional Branch




The Bihar Regional Branch was established in the year 1961. From its inception, the Chief Secretary to Government of Bihar had been the ex-officio Chairman till 2012. The Chief Secretary, Shri R J M Pillai continued as its Chairman after his retirement. Shri R J M Pillai became the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Bihar and the post of Chairman was handed over to Shri A V Sinha, IAS, Former Chairman, Board of Revenue, Government of Bihar for two years. In October 2016, Eng J K Singh, Former Chief Engineer, Government of Bihar became the Chairman. Shri Vijoy Prakash, IAS (Retd), Former Agriculture Production Commissioner, Government of Bihar is the present Chairman of Bihar Vidyapeeth, Patna and also Chairman of the Bihar Regional Branch on 29 October 2020. The office of the branch was located at Block D 79, Nala Road, Opp. Kadamkuan Post Office, Patna 800003 till 14 October 2016. After this, the office shifted to Shivapath, New Purendrapur, Patna 800001. In future, the branch will likely to be shifted to a government building. The branch has its own website and it publishes bi-annual journal, named, Bihar Journal of Public Administration, which is listed in UGC-CARE List of Quality Reference Journals (placed at serial no. 41). The branch is conducting five types of activities such as seminar, conferences, talks, discussions, training etc.

Year of Establishment-1958

Number of Members-508




  1. National Webinar on "Covid-19, Governance and Politics” (May 17, 2020)
  2. National Webinar on Covid-19: Nature and Environment (Organised on the occasion of World Environment Day), (June 5, 2020)
  3. AGM and Prelude Seminar on “Management of Pandemic” (Oct. 29, 2020)
  4. National Webinar on “National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana: The Policy Process” (Jan.27, 2021)

Lecture Meeting

  1. A Panel Discussion on “Women in Contemorary Indian Scenario” (on the occasion of International Women’s Day), (March 15, 2021)
  2. A Talk on “Police Administration: Issues and Challenges” (March 26, 2021)


  1. A Panel Discussion on "Evolution of Public Administration In Bihar" (Aug.11, 2019)
  2. Talk on "Relevance of Gandhi in Present India" (Oct.2, 2019)
  3. A Talk on Review of Union Budget 2020-21 (Feb.12, 2020)
    "Covid19, Policy Process and Migrant Labourers: With Special Reference to Bihar" undertaken by R. K. Verma in March, 2020 (undergoing).
    Bihar Journal of Public Administration Vol. XVI No.1 Jan-June, 2019 ISSN: 0974-2735 Included in UGC-CARE List of Journals
    Bihar Journal of Public Administration Vol. XVI No.2 July - Dec., 2019 ISSN: 0974-2735 Included in UGC-CARE List of Journals


  1. Seminar on “Indian Culture, Governance and People’s Trust” (Sept. 25, 2018)
  2. Prelude Seminar on “Role of Digital Technology in Governance” (Oct.5, 2018)
  3. Seminar on “Indian Culture, Governance and People’s Trust” (Sept. 25, 2018)
  4. Lecture on “Parliamentary Privileges: Concept and Practices” (Sept.12, 2018)
  5. Organised one–week long Training Programme on Personality Development for Students of Management in collaboration with Department of Business Administration. (7-15 Jan. 2019)
  6. Impact of Gandhi’s Political Resistance on British Administration During Champaran Movement by Dr. R.K. Verma (Study was undertaken in commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi


  1. Seminar on “Role of Social Media in Society”. (Aug. 29, 2017)
  2. Seminar on “GST & Centre State Relations”. (Sept. 3, 2017)
  3. Prelude Seminar on “Demonetization and Its Impact”. (Oct. 4, 2017)
  4. Talk on “Gandhi & Good Governance: Context of 21st Century”. (Jan. 31, 2018)
  5. One day Orientation Programme on Aspects of Consumer Right and Employability. (Nov. 22, 2017)
  6. Environmental Jurisprudence and People of India by Dr. R. Verma.
  7. Khadhey Prashasan Avam Suchana ke Adhikar ki Sarthakta by Dr. Archana Kumari
  8. Bihar Journal of Public Administration (ISSN: 0974-2735) Vol. XIV No. 2, July-Dec 2017
  9. 2. Monograph on “ Environmental Politics in India: The Policy, Parties and the People” March, 2018
  10. 3. Monograph on “Bihar me Khadhey Prashasan : Khadhey Suraksha Kanoon ke Sandarbh mai ek Adhayan” March, 2018 Publication.  


  1. Prelude Seminar on “Strengthening Ethical and Moral Values in Governance”. (Oct. 14, 2016)
  2. Seminar on “Appointment of Judges in Indian Superior Judiciary”. (Mar. 4, 2017)
  3. Lecture on “Rural Livelihood in Asian Countries” delivered by Dr. S.K. Singh, Former Director, Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and Pacific. (Mar. 31, 2017)
  4. Minor Research on “Post Democratic Policy Process in India during TwentMinor Research on “Rural livelihood in Asian Countries: by S.K. Singh and Dr. R. Monograph on “Post Democratic Policy Process in India During Twenty First Century” published in January 2017.
  5. Monograph on “Rural Livelihood in Asian Countries: With Special Reference to Bihar” published in March 2017.
  6. Bihar Journal of Public Administration (Jan.- June 2017) published by the Branch.



  1. "Covid-19, Policy Process and Migrant Labourers: With Special Reference to Bihar”.


  1. Bihar Journal of Public Administrtion Vol.XVII, No.1, Jan-June, 2020.
  2. Bihar Journal of Public Administration Vol.XVII, No. Prelude November, 2020)
  3. Bihar Journal of Public Administration Vol.XVII No.2, July-Dec., 2020

Other Activities

  1. Maintenance and development of Branch’s Website
  2. Discussion with Atal Incubation Centre, Bihar (supported by NITI Ayog) on proposal for taking up study on Incubation Centres and Creative Learning – March 5, 2021.


Er. Jugal Kishore Singh
Phone: 0612-2630078

Dr. Ravindra Kumar Verma

Address for Communication
IIPA Bihar Regional Branch
Bihar Vidya Peeth

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