Govt gives permission to reduce amount of gold used in medals

Published On: June 30, 2022 11:09 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government has decided to give permission to make changes in the design of medals presented to various individuals by reducing the amount of gold used in such decorations.   

At a news conference organized on Wednesday to make public the decisions of Tuesday's cabinet meeting, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki said that the cabinet meeting decided to approve Performance Contract Guidelines, 2079 BS.  

Also the Spokesperson of the government, Minister Karki shared that a decision was taken for land acquisition for the tower of Birgunj-Simara-Pokhariya transmission line and designate the authority to carry out preliminary action towards that end.

The government also decided to acquire land for the improvement, upgrading and expansion of transmission lines and substations in the Kathmandu Valley and designate authority for the same.

The cabinet took the decision to consult with the Public Service Commission on the draft of Armed Police (Second Amendment) Regulations-2079 and allow use of the forest area for the 220-KV transmission line of the Madhya-Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project. 

Spokesperson Karki added that the meeting decided to form a talks team for making a carbon emission reduction procurement agreement, allow use of the national forest area for the construction of Bhedetar Sky Walk and remove trees in the Mahakali bridge project area.  


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