KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) today made public the details of property owned by Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narsingh KC and Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Bahadur Shahi.
As per the property details unveiled by the OPMCM, Minister KC owns a plot of land measuring 15 anna 2 paisa in Gongabu, capital. He has 20 ropani 1 ana and 2 paisa land (registered in his name) at Okharpauwa, Nuwakot and a piece of land measuring 6 anna 2 paisa at Bidur Municipality, Nuwakot.
Besides, he has four houses constructed on a plot of 8 ana 3 paisa 1 dam at Sainbu of Lalitpur registered in the name of his spouse Pratima.
Property details filled up by Minister KC show that he owns five plots (9 ana and 2 paisa; 1 ropani, 11 ana and 3 paisa; 1 ropani and 6 ana; 14 ana and 2 paisa; and 1 ropani and 6 ana) in Kathmandu.
These plots of land have been registered in the name of his wife in Kathmandu. His wife has four plots of land measuring a total 2 ropani 6 ana and 12 paisa in Lalitpur.
More, Minister KC owns 50 tola gold and 525 tola silver and has bank savings including in his wife's name equivalent to Rs 14.1 million. He has provided Rs 3 million to his relative as a loan.
The KC couple has bank and cooperative shares worth Rs 225,000. He owns a vehicle bearing the number plate Ba 2 Cha 9147.
Minister Shahi's property details
similarly, personal property details of Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has been made public today.
The OPMCM released the minister’s property as part of the provision to make public personal property details of sitting Prime Minister, ministers, and high ranking officials after assuming offices.
As per Minister Shahi's property details, he owns 15 ropani plot of inherited land at Matatirtha in Kathmandu, 200 ropani in Kharpunath in Humla and two bigha of land in Khajura in Banke district.
Likewise, Shahi has three ancestral houses in Kathmandu and Humla, all registered in his and his spouse's name.
According to the details furnished by him, he owns 57 tolas of gold and 1 kg silver, inherited.
He has Rs 1.6 million in his bank account at Citizens Bank, Rs 2.5 million in his spouse's saving account at the same bank and both have saved Rs 700,000 each at Shuvachintak Cooperatives.
The property details states that Minister Shahi has shares of different companies worth Rs 23.3 million.
Shahi owes debt worth Rs 650,000 to various cooperatives and individuals. RSS