The roadmap for 2015-2030 would ensure that new construction of homes should be earthquake-resistant, Kumar said while addressing a workshop organised by State Disaster Management department here.

Besides, the old structures of schools, colleges, hospitals and offices should be retrofitted, he said.

The Chief Minister said the work on preparation of a roadmap started after devastating quake in Bihar in April last year which had killed around 58 people in the state.

Kumar highlighted importance of formulating a roadmap for Bihar majority of its areas fall in seismic zone 4.

The seminar was attended by Disaster Management Minister Chandrasekhar and Principal Secretary Vyas Jee.

Kumar said construction of toilet formed part of his '7 resolves' which had been adopted by the secular alliance government.

"Toilets would be constructed in a way that they do not get demolished in earthquake," he said.

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