FinMin Poudel directs employees to meet revenue collection target

Published On: November 24, 2020 09:40 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has directed the employees of the ministry and its subordinate bodies to work hard to meet the revenue collection target mentioned in the budget.

At a virtual program organized in presence of secretaries of the finance ministry, directors general of the Department of Inland Revenue and Department of Customs and chiefs of Customs and Inland Revenue Offices on Monday, Finance Minister Poudel shared that no compromise would be made to meet the target of revenue collection by addressing the challenges created due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Clarifying that employees would not be deputed on work amidst an environment of fear, he said result-oriented activities would be carried out by creating a favorable environment appreciating their qualification and capacity. "The ministry will help facilitate and encourage us to resolve difficulties and problems. We will honor you if the target is met. Otherwise, you have to be penalized," added Minister Poudel. 

Saying the employees are well-known about the problems and solutions, he urged them to resolve the problems at their own level and seek support from the leadership only if there is a need for that. 

The finance minister requested all to carry out activities competing with each other, saying special attention would be paid to the capacity building of the employees to produce results. 

Minister Poudel urged the employees to carry out their responsibilities with determination to make the economy dynamic by facing the challenges created by COVID-19. 

Similarly, Finance Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana, Revenue Secretary Ram Sharan Pudasaini also expressed their views. More than 100 employees participated in the virtual meeting.

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