KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has sent a team headed by National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice-Chairman Dr Bishwa Poudel to the Sudurpaschim Province for preparing a draft of a greater development project for the Province.
The squad also comprising party central member Nain Singh Mahar reached Dhangadhi on Tuesday. As Mahar Said, the team will visit all districts in the Sudurpaschim to identify the real needs of the area. The team has planned interaction programs to discuss the potential development issues in the region and take public submission. It has invited people’s representatives of all local levels and party leaders to participate in the programs.
The team is to keep the upcoming election in mind while recommending the development plans. It has been asked to also incorporate plans capable of creating jobs for the Sudurpaschim Province that comprises nine districts.
At an interaction program held in Dhangadhi today, Dhangadhi sub metropolis mayor and party central member Nirp Bahadur Odd, Deputy Mayor, and central party member Sushila Mishra Bhatta, NPC member Dr Pushpa Raman Wagle, Youth Self Employment Fund executive director Bishwa Mohan Adhikari, NC Sudurpaschim Province general secretary Narnarayan Shah, Kailali constituency 5 president Bhim Padal were among those putting their views on the program.
The government has planned to send a team to all provinces in the country for the formulation of a greater development plan in the respective region, it is said.