Local govt adopts a policy not to let mothers with infants to leave country

Published On: July 3, 2021 10:08 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

CHITWAN, July 3: Ratnanagar municipality in Chitwan has officially adopted a policy not to allow women with children below two years to leave the country.

"Women who leave their kids below two years of age with their parents or in-laws to go abroad shall not be given permission," reads the 17-point proposal endorsed by the municipal assembly for the new fiscal year.

The ninth municipal assembly of the municipality passed a 17-point proposal along with the budget and policy and programmes for the fiscal year 2021/22.

A budget of Rs 1.26 billion was endorsed including 14 municipal projects and 13 pride projects on cost-sharing basis.

Other significant proposals passed by the assembly include mandatory provision for community school management committee office-bearers and teachers to educate their children in community schools and transfer budget from one heading to another only with the permission of the municipal assembly, said Mayor Narayan Ban. (With inputs from RSS) 


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