KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Deputy General Secretary of CPN (Maoist Centre) and a Member of Parliament (MP) Janardan Sharma has said that there is no problem in the ruling coalition regarding the election of new President.

ROLPA, Nov 24: In Rukum West, Janardan Sharma, the candidate of the Maoist Center for the member of the House of Representatives (HoR), has increased his vote margin. As a total of 29, 850 votes have been counted so far, Sharma got 19, 693 votes, while Nanda Ram Devkota of CPN-UML received 4,907 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Ambassador Naveen Srivastava, on behalf of the Government of  India, handed 200 vehicles over to Janardan Sharma, finance minister of Nepal, as a gift from India for logistical support to various Nepali institutions for conducting the upcoming elections.

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 14: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged the World Bank to place Nepal on priority in its several initiatives such as conservation of the mountainous region, economic revival of rural areas and green corridor along river banks.

Finance Minister Sharma in USA

October 12, 2022 14:21 pm

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 12: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma arrived in Washington DC, the capital of the United States of America (USA) on Tuesday evening in connection with participating in the Annual Conference of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Janardan Sharma has registered his candidacy for the House of Representatives elections to be held on November 20.

KAILALI, Sept 23: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma underscored the need to increase access to insurance for the people living in Sudurpaschim Province.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the country cannot become prosperous by importing products from foreign countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has underscored the need for banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to increase investment in the industrial and manufacturing sector.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Janardan Sharma has rejected the post of the party’s Deputy General Secretary.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Minister for Finance Janardan Sharma asserted that the national economy is gradually returning to normalcy.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Deputy Director of Nepal Rastra Bank Dr Shalik Ram Pokhrel has been appointed as an expert advisor of Finance Minister Janardan Sharma.

KATHMANDU, August 7: Deputy General Secretary of the main opposition party CPN-UML, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has claimed that no employee wants to work under Finance Minister Janardan Sharma.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The Supreme Court (SC) has rejected a writ petition demanding the formation of a high-level investigation against Finance Minister Janardan Sharma.

KATHMANDU, July 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has re-appointed Janardan Sharma as the finance minister on the recommendation of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The parliamentary special committee set up to investigate the then Finance Minister Janardan Sharma, who resigned after it was alleged that during the preparation of the budget for the financial year 2022/23, unauthorized persons entered the Ministry of Finance and altered the tax rates to benefit certain families, has finally cleared him.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The parliamentary special committee formed to investigate the case against former finance minister Janardan Sharma has started writing the report from today.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The parliamentary special committee formed to investigate former finance minister Janardan Sharma has stated that the CCTV footage has been ‘recovered’ in the report received from the Central Police Forensic Science Laboratory. On Monday, the 'recovered' CCTV footage and hard disks were returned by the forensic lab of Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The meeting of the Parliamentary Probe Committee, formed to investigate former Finance Minister Janardhan Sharma, at Singh Durbar this morning has been postponed. The meeting of the committee will be held again at 4 PM in the afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The truth about the use of ‘unauthorized persons’ by then finance minister Janardan Sharma to manipulate tax rates in the budget for the fiscal year 2022/23 is yet to come out.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The meeting of the Parliamentary Probe Committee is being held today. The meeting is going to be held in the hall of the committee at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Parliamentary Special Investigation Committee formed earlier to investigate alleged involvement of ‘unauthorized persons’ in revising tax rates in the budget prepared by former Finance Minister Janardan Sharma is holding its meeting on Tuesday as well. The meeting is scheduled to hold discussions with experts related to CCTV.

KATHMANDU, July 18: After the CCTV footage of the Ministry of Finance on days before the announcement of annual budget was not found, the Parliamentary Special Investigation Committee ordered the software to 'restore' the CCTV footage. The parliamentary committee has started studying the CCTV footage of the Ministry of Finance from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 14: A member of the special parliamentary investigation committee formed to find out the truth in the former finance minister Janardan Sharma case has been changed.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Poudel has complained that the Ministry of Finance has not provided a budget for lunch for students studying at the elementary level.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Minister for Finance Janardan Sharma has said that Nepal being an agriculture-oriented country cannot head towards development while continuing to import Rs 350 billion worth of food items from outside the country.

KATHMANDU, June 16: CPN-UML lawmakers have walked out of the meeting of the House of Representatives mid-way, expressing their dissatisfaction over the response furnished by Finance Minister Janardan Sharma at the meeting today.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The main opposition CPN-UML has criticized Finance Minister Janardan Sharma for his alleged role in the manipulation of tax rates in the budget at the eleventh hour.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The CPN (Maoist Center) of the ruling coalition is preparing to recall Finance Minister Janardan Sharma from the government.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the government was clear on constructing the Nijgadh International Airport in Bara.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the budget for the fiscal year 2022/23 has made a proper allocation of means and resources by adopting maximum restraint.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged all sides concerned to extend support for building a self-reliant and socialism-oriented economy. He claimed that the government brought the budget in a way all sides, including private sectors could feel ownership.

KATHMANDU, June 2: CPN (Maoist Center) lawmaker Giriraj Mani Pokharel has remarked that Finance Minister Janardan Sharma had failed to understand the works related to health insurance run by the government.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has claimed that the budget is a guiding document for every sector.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The Government of Nepal has announced plans to reoperate the public enterprises (PEs) which remain shut for an extended period of time without doing any homework. While most of the government-owned industries are at a loss, Finance Minister Janardan Sharma announced plans to resume the operation of nine closed industries while presenting the budget for the Fiscal Year 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has announced plans to distribute electric stoves to all households in the new fiscal year that will begin from mid-July.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Agni Prasad Sapkota has taken information about the budget to be brought by the government for the upcoming fiscal year 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Minister for Finance Janardan Sharma has assured the parliament that the government will incorporate all recommendations and suggestions provided by lawmakers in regard to the Appropriation Bill.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Minister for Finance, Janardan Sharma has said that there is a need to audit the national assets of the country.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the conflict between the Ministry of Finance and the private sector over tax collection should end.

KATHMANDU, April 18: A delegation including President of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) Vishnu Kumar Agrawal has called on Finance Minister Janardan Sharma. During the meeting held at the Ministry of Finance, the overall condition of the economy was discussed.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Minister for Finance Janardan Sharma clarified that the national economy has not faced any crisis.

Economy not in peril: FinMin Sharma

April 11, 2022 17:50 pm

KATHMANDU, April 11: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said Nepal’s economy is not in peril. Talking to media persons at a meeting held on Monday at the Ministry of Finance, Minister Sharma said that the economy is not in a major crisis but they should still remain cautious.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has made it clear that Nepal's economy will not collapse like that of Sri Lanka.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has revealed that he had received information that a member of the Board of Directors of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) had bargained for the release of millions of US dollars from the account of Prithvi Bahadur Shah of Achham.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that offices or projects led by women maintain transparency and good governance.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma underlined the urgency of making a resolution to develop the dry port as an export center.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the budget for the coming Fiscal Year 2022/23 will be prepared in a way that everyone will feel a sense of ownership for the budget programs.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Ministry of Finance on Monday held discussions with the stakeholders from banks and financial institutions (BFIs), and insurance sector to solicit their feedback for the policy and programs and budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has directed Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to solve the problem of load shedding in industries.