Reforms and renovation of old prisons start

Published On: July 9, 2017 03:29 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Home Affairs, Janardan Sharma, has said that a plan has been forwarded in order to set up health centre at jails on the basis of number of jailbirds. 

Responding to queries raised during the discussion on different topics related to the Ministry under Appropriation Bill-2074 BS in today's Legislature-Parliament meeting, Home Minister Sharma said that reforms of jails has been forwarded formulating a plan related to renovation of prisons. 

He said that initiative has been taken to carryout works immediately by forming a committee under the coordination of Executive Chief of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City as it was necessary to coordinate with different Ministries regarding to end traffic jam in Kathmandu. 

Similarly, Labour Minister Farmullah Mansoor said that there are around 2.2 million Nepalese in different countries for overseas employment in lack of employment in the country and added that of them 90 per cent are in gulf countries. 

He said the Ministry has been taking initiative for new destinations for attractive overseas employment. 

The Labour Minister said that although remittance contributes 29.6 per cent in total Gross Domestic Product of the country, the amount has not been utilized in productive sectors. 

Saying the Ministry has forwarded plan to impart skill-oriented training to those willing to go for overseas employment, Minister Mansoor said that an arrangement has been made to take action against the guilty after carrying out necessary investigation by studying complaints filed by the victims. 

Likewise, responding to the queries, Minister for Urban Development, Prabhu Sah, said that the Ministry has started initiatives to formulate a master plan for making other major cities in the country modern and well equipped and implementing the master plan. 
Discussion on different topics related to the ministries under the Appropriation Bill is taking place from July 4. RSS 

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