Madhesi Commission spends Rs 30 million in last fiscal year to conduct training and orientation programs
August 5, 2019 07:40 PM NPT
By: Pratik Rana
Photo courtesy: Madhesi Commission
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Madhesi Commission has spent over Rs 30 million to conduct a series of training and orientation programs in various districts in the last fiscal year.
At a press meet held in Lalitpur on Monday, spokesperson of the commission Hari Bakhati made public the details of the annual expenditure of the commission. He informed that the commission spent Rs 356, 81168 to conduct training and orientation programs in Province 1, 2, 5 and 7 during the Fiscal Year 2075/76 BS. The commission spent over Rs 400,000 for the purpose of making a radio jingle to raise public awareness.
The commission was formed in November 2018 with the task of recommending suggestions to the government to formulate the required policies and programs for the social, cultural and economic development of the Madhesi community. The government had appointed Vijay Kumar Dutta as the chairperson of the commission in January 2019. The commission still lacks four commissioners.