Our months-long investigation reveals chilling collusion among liaison officers (LOs), expedition companies and bureaucrats at the Ministry to award summit certificates to fake climbers. Moreover, politicians and those in powerful positions vouch for individuals to be an LO, but majority of those selected as LOs never stay in the Everest Base Camp (EBC) during the climbing season.

Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning of Province 2, Bijay Kumar Yadav was in the headline this week for all the wrong reasons.

Moral question to former bureaucrats

November 15, 2018 02:00 am

Can you head a constitutional body, after retirement from civil service, and yet claim allowances and benefits in both capacities?

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The then State Minister for Physical Planning and Works Sanjaya Kumar Sah did not return the Toyota Prado car, which he used in the capacity of state minister, to Melamchi Water Supply Project. Police recovered the car with registration number Ba 4 Cha 1503 left in broken state in a forest in Mahottari district some two years ago.

RAMPUR, June 11: Just like in other local units, four bureaucrats were transferred to Rampur Municipality of Palpa as executive officers after the local elections a year ago.

DANG/RUKUM, May 15: Chief Executive Officer of Sharada Municipality of Salyan, Mahendra Dangi, was transferred to Lamahi Municipality, Dang. Soon after, another accountant from the same municipality was also transferred to Lamahi Municipality, where he joined his previous boss Dangi. The transfer saga does not end here.

KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Former Secretary Dharani Dhar Khatiwada has said that the unnecessary interference of the ministers and higher government officials hover in the bureaucracy because of which public service in Nepal has been undermined.