KATHMANDU, April 9: About 201 civil servants across the country have been suspended for various reasons. As per the existing legal provisions, the accused civil servants are automatically suspended after a case is filed at the Special Court by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) against them.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the civil servants to discharge their duty with integrity. Prime Minister Dahal pledged to ensure an environment conducive to any of the government employees working with a good intention.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has invited applications for scholarships in foreign countries for civil servants.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Personnel Administration and Good Governance Promotion Section under the Administrative Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has announced the opening of applications for foreign study scholarships for civil servants.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The work of the municipalities has come to a standstill after civil servants working at the local level protested against the Federal Civil Service Act, which is being brought by the government.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The government has initiated phase-wise consultations on legitimately regulating and managing social networking sites upon the request and suggestions from the general public.

KATHMANDU, August 2: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) has started transferring employees who have served in the offices within Singha Durbar for a term of more than three years.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The government is going to spend around Rs 180 million to distribute scholarships to the children of civil servants for their higher studies.

KATHMANDU, May 9:  The government will not increase the salaries of civil servants and social security allowances in this fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Some civil servants staged a sit-in protest at the south gate of Singha Durbar demanding the Federal Civil Servants Service Act.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Civil servants have protested against the Civil Service Bill.

KATHMANDU, August 9: Hridayesh Tripathi, a member of the House of Representatives, has said that the structure and distribution of civil servants in Nepal is flawed.

Two Faces of Civil Service

July 1, 2022 02:00 am

When being honest and diligent doesn’t pay dividends and the inept and the sycophants overtake the rest, then it is not unnatural for there to be a growing temptation to succumb to political powers for the sake of career progression.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The Election Commission (EC) has directed the authorities concerned to take strict action as per the prevailing law if civil servants refused to work diligently for the local level election to be held on May 13.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Civil Service Day is being celebrated in Nepal today. However, the government has not found the best civil servant this year as well.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: As many as 127 newly recruited government staffers have remained jobless for months because of lack of coordination between the federal and local governments in the adjustment of civil servants to the local level.

Oli and his civilized society

February 7, 2020 10:09 am

Oli ba tells us that his government is working hard to create a civilized society and he wants all of us to be responsible citizens and not wild savages who rant on social media against corruption and misuse of power by our thulo mancheys. But the question is who really are the savages, us, the people who seem to find it difficult to even buy onions and garlic or those buffoons in power who spend billions of our taxpayers’ money on their own near and dear ones?

Bribery: A common practice in Province 5

December 13, 2019 07:56 am

RUPANDEHI, Dec 13: It has been found that government officials in Province 5 have been openly asking for bribes with the service-seekers.

Civil servants eventually to retire at 60

November 15, 2019 07:37 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Parliament's State Affairs Committee (SAC) has decided to set the retirement age for civil servants at 60, revising the existing retirement age of 58 under a new bill which is under discussion at the committee.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Parliamentary State Affairs and Good Governance Committee has decided to set the retirement age of 60 for those government employees who are presently serving the government.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Although the adjustment of civil servants completed almost a year ago, the already delayed adjustment of Nepal Police personnel in the provincial level has hit fresh snag in the absence of House Speaker following the resignation of then Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara over a charge of attempted rape.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: As many as 150 civil servants, who have already been deputed to various provincial and local government offices according to the civil servants adjustment process, have sought their transfers to various federal government offices, claiming that they are suffering from various mental illnesses.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the parliament on Monday directed the government and the Public Service Commission (PSC) to scrap the recently-announced vacancies for civil servants at various local units on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The official trade union of civil servants has demanded legal action against local elected representatives involved in turning back civil servants adjusted or transferred to the local units by the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has decided to hike the salary of all government employees by up to 20 percent starting mid-July.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: The National Vigilance Centre (NVC) has recommended action to be taken against a total of 1,240 civil servants in various 450 government offices across 28 districts for not abiding by the office’s code of conduct.

Protesting govt docs boycott work

February 23, 2019 09:33 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The doctors working at government health facilities across the country boycotted all services except emergency on Friday on the last day of their latest phase of protest against the government’s civil servants adjustment plan.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: A day after the Supreme Court (SC) refused to issue a stay order in response to a writ petition filed against the government's plan for the adjustment of civil servants in the three tiers of government, two separate petitions were filed at the apex court on Monday, seeking the court's intervention in the matter.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court today against the Civil Servants Adjustment Ordinance-2075, demanding the adjustment to be made optional for civil servants.

MORANG, Jan 12: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit has said that 60,000 government employees are ready for their adjustment.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The parliament has endorsed the civil servants' adjustment ordinance amid opposition by the Nepali Congress (NC) and Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP).

Jan 1: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has expressed concerns over ongoing media reports and social media status criticizing the government's delay in adjusting civil servants in federal, provincial and local levels.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has demanded withdrawal of the Civil Servants Adjustment Ordinance stating that it contains discriminatory provisions for civil servants enrolled under the same services.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Inter-Province Council (IPC) has endorsed a timeline for the implementation of federalism, including the management of civil servants, giving full shape to the Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission, and readying the necessary laws.

Prez endorses civil servants ordinance

December 10, 2018 08:47 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: President Bidya Bhandari on Sunday endorsed the Civil Servants Adjustment Ordinance 2018, clearing the way for the federal government to depute civil servants to the provincial and local governments.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The government has offered a grade hike or promotion for civil servants volunteering for adjustment at the provincial or local levels under the new civil servants adjustment plan for the federal setup.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Amid delay in the adjustment of civil servants in the absence of Federal Civil Service Act, the government has directed the Public Service Commission (PSC) not to announce fresh vacancies for civil servants for the next two months.

Local representatives: Focus on your job

September 16, 2018 00:25 am

Under the federal system, all the state agencies have to work in a new structure and change the working modality of the civil servants, formulate all the necessary laws and arrange resources to the highly-expensive governing system. The federal system will be paralyzed if the systems within it are not well organized.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A bill drafted by the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration proposes barring the local units from recruiting civil servants on their own. Revising the draft bill prepared to replace the Civil Service Act with the Federal Civil Service Bill, the ministry has barred the local units from recruiting civil servants themselves. The ministry has argued that the constitution has envisioned only federal and provincial service commissions for recruitment civil servants.