KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand on Thursday made public the policy-level and functional progress that he achieved after he assumed the responsibility of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
In the 71-point list of achievements, Minister Khand has included the progress made in police administration, immigration and border administration, disaster management, infrastructure development, prison management, security management and others through institutional, policy and procedural ways.
On policy-level, establishment of Department of Offense Related Property Management and draft preparation of interprovincial police deployment guidelines have been listed as achievements. Implementation of a three-year crime control and investigation action plan and highway security and crime control and investigation action plan have also been described as the achievements.
Likewise, predictability in the promotion of junior police personnel through the ninth amendment to the police regulations has been termed as an achievement of the minister. Use of respectable terminology within the Nepal Police organisation, prompt service delivery to the members of Dalit communities from the police administration and establishment of a social assistance help desk for facilitate such cases are also the efforts taken in the past six months.
In addition, a total of 154 foreigners staying illegally in Nepal were deported from Nepal in the past six months of the current fiscal year. Similarly, the entire details about the disaster have been prepared in an integrated fashion and vulnerability mapping has been completed and data entry of the task is currently underway. Release of Rs 360 million for the reconstruction of the monsoon wrecked private houses is also included in the minister’s achievement.
The other achievements include a draft of the open prison operation regulations and the installation of a total of 950 CC cameras in Metropolitan Police Offices and Province Police Offices.