Government urged to adopt scientific standards on facilities to ex VIPs
June 20, 2016 03:42 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 20: The sub-committee under the Legislature-Parliament's Good Governance and Monitoring Committee has submitted its report to the main committee.
The sub-committee was assigned to study and evaluate the services and other facilities provided to the retired high level officials and former VIPs.
The report has revealed that a retired high level official was found using different facilities worth four million rupees annually. The report states that the facilities and security management provided to a former Home Minister was found around Rs 3.6 million. It was maximum financial burden on the state.
The sub-committee chair Janakraj Joshi briefed about the report in the meeting of the main committee today and suggested the government to develop effective and scientific procedures to provide and monitor the system.
The report has stressed on managing the scientific standard to provide such facilities as it was found misused in maximum cases.
The report points out that the state mechanism itself does not have any clear provision in this regard.
The main committee meeting was chaired by committee chairman Mohan Singh Rathaur. RSS