KATHMANDU, July 29: Lawmakers have drawn the government's attention to the need of enhancing education quality by sorting out numerous issues in the concerned sector.
Airing their views in a zero hour of the House of Representatives (HoR) today, the lawmakers spoke of the need of improving the education sector to achieve development in overall sectors.
Narayan Prasad Khatiwada said the recent SEE results show a quality gap in the community and private schools, suggesting a prompt need to intervene in community schools to improve the results next year.
Parbati Kumari Bisunkhe complained that early child development (ECD) facilitators have been deprived of their remunerations and urged the government to address the issue.
Dr Dila Sangroula pressed that an atmosphere in nursing study programs that kept the quality of nursing service intact was necessary while Durga Bahadur Raut demanded an end to discrimination in educational opportunities. Tek Bahadur Basnet expressed his concern over the exclusion of Rapti Highway in the budget allocation.
Dil Kumari, mentioning that local levels in the Madhesh Province were functioning with the help of employees hired on a contract basis, complained that the Public Service Commission (PSC) had not opened vacancies for governmental bodies in the Madhesh Province. She demanded that the PSC immediately begin the employee recruitment process in the Madhesh Province.
Similarly, lawmaker Dibyamani Rajbhandari put his queries about the suspensions of important bills that originated in the National Assembly.
Nar Bahadur Dhami expressed his concerns over long-standing problems of people who had become homeless during the construction of the Shuklaphanta National Park while Nirudevi Pal urged the government to identify the perpetrator(s) in the rape and killing of Nirmala Panta and be serious about controlling the cases of women violence.