KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Government has promoted joint-secretary Krishna Prasad Devkota to the post of Secretary and Rabindra Pandit as the Director of National Investigation Department.
The meeting of the Council of Ministers today decided to accept the Rs. 5.88 billion from the World Bank for the road sector development project and Rs. 13 million from the Asian Development Bank for the implementation of the school sector development program.
The cabinet also agreed in principle to formulate local, provincial and federal laws, government Spokesperson Surendra Kumar Karki said. Likewise, the government decided to run the Rupa lake preservation integrated development project and the Greater Dang valley and Madi-Lungri Corridor irrigation project. Similarly, the vulnerable landslide minimization project will also be carried out.
The loan assistance of Rs. 17 billion received from the Government of Japan for construction of the Nagdhunga tunnel way has also been approved, spokesperson and Minister for Information and Communications Karki said.
Likewise, Education Secretary Shanta Bahadur Shrestha and Health Secretary Dr Senendra Raj Upreti have been given the responsibility to hold talks with Dr Govinda KC, who is on a hunger strike demanding reforms in the medical education sector. The cabinet also approved the formation order relating to registration of land under the name of those living in unorganized settlements under Parsa and Shukla Gandaki municipality.
Though the meeting today was schedule to approve the constitution amendment proposal, it could not be discussed due to busy schedule of the Prime Minister, spokesperson Karki said. RSS