KATHMANDU, June 30: Speaker Devraj Ghimire asserted that the federal parliament would play an effective role in reducing the arrears surfaced at present and he pledged to take serious initiatives to that end.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Auditor General Tanka Mani Sharma Dangal has said that people have started taking government arrears only as ‘something the auditors point out as a routine job.’

The recent report released by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) reveals an alarming increase in the government's arrears, which has reached a total of Rs 587 billion, indicating growing financial irregularities in government offices. This news should be a cause for concern for the government and citizens alike, as it highlights the need for better financial discipline and transparency in government expenditure.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The government’s arrears increased by Rs 119.77 billion in 2021/22, taking the total amount of arrears to Rs 587 billion as of now.

KHAJURA, March 25: The Nepalgunj Distribution Centre of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is yet to collect over Rs 470 million arrears from various consumers as of mid-January of the current fiscal year 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The arrears of government offices stood at Rs 28.49 billion in the last fiscal year, which was Rs 3.23 billion more than the amount of the previous year.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Although all political parties that have formed a government claim to have corruption control and good governance as their priority, the report of the Office of Auditor General (OAG) has revealed that good governance is weakening in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has called on internet and cable service providers who have been using NEA’s structures, and have hired optical fibers, telephone/internet cables, to renew their agreements and clear their arrears by May 14.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Department of Tourism (DoT) has given an ultimatum of five days to three casinos that have not paid their arrears to the government. The DoT has given an ultimatum to the three casinos to pay their dues of Rs 900.5 million within five days.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Financial Comptroller General Office (FCGO) has recommended to the government to set necessary laws to penalize the government officials who are found not assuming their accountability in utilizing the state funds and repeating the similar flaws in arrears year on year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The arrear amounts of the federal government stood at Rs 25.26 billion in the last fiscal year.

Arrears foments financial indiscipline

August 15, 2018 19:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Growing arrears has been taken as one of the challenges before financial discipline in the country.

Arrears recovery tops the list

April 13, 2017 11:05 am

Kathmandu, April 13: The percentage of 'amounts to be recovered' has topped the list of arrears in the general audit of government agencies.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Failure to recover capital gains tax (CGT) from telecom operator Ncell has put Ministry of Finance (MoF) at the top of the list of government agencies in terms of financial indiscipline in Fiscal Year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal government has decided to exempt various governmental and non-governmental organizations from paying the air fare arrears amounting to around Rs 32 million at the request of the Defense Ministry.