Patna, Nov. 23: Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tejaswi Yadav took charge as Bihar’s PWD Minister here on Monday. Post taking the office, Tejaswi emphasised that development of Bihar is his priority. “We had told people that we want to see Bihar as a modern state. My department is related to infrastructure, I will focus on improving road connectivity and it should reach even remotest of the villages. We have to increase the pace of road development,” he told media.(Read: Narendra Modi recruits people spreading hatred on constitutional posts: Congress)Also Read - Blast in Bihar: Explosion Reported in Oil Refinery; 15 Injured, 8 in Serious Condition

“I will sit with the officers and discuss with them about the ongoing projects, funds, and then chart out a plan for future. Development of Bihar is my priority,” he added. Tejaswi, on Friday, was appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and was also given additional charges of three portfolios in the new cabinet. Also Read - OMG! Rs 900 Crore Deposited in Bank Accounts of 2 Boys In Bihar's Katihar, Officials Clueless

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s other son Tej Pratap Yadav has also been allocated three ministries in the Nitish Kumar-led Cabinet. In a grand event on Friday, Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fifth time at the Gandhi Maidan here. Lalu’s sons Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejaswi Yadav also took oath as ministers of Bihar. Also Read - 'PM Modi Sent Me Money': Bihar Man Mistakenly Receives Rs 5.5 Lakh in His Bank Account, Refuses to Return It