KATHMANDU, August 23: Financial access has reached 750 local levels of the country. A study has shown that banks and financial institutions are yet to reach only three local levels in the country. With the expansion of the banks at the local level, financial access in Nepal has increased by 6.44 percent in one year.

KHOTANG, June 25: Eight local levels including two municipalities in Khotang district on Thursday unveiled their policy and programs for the fiscal year 2021/022. Barahapokhari and Kepilasgadhi rural municipalities are yet to unveil their policy and programs.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Of the 753 local bodies, 153 have not yet submitted the COVID-19 expenditure details, including the fund received from the federal government, provincial government and their allocation, to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA).

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Despite the government top priority to the road construction efforts, centers of 368 local levels, out of 753, have no access to road.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) has directed the local levels to allow the employees assigned to the local levels after the employee's adjustment process to work.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Hundreds of activists representing different organizations working for the rights of indigenous people, women and Dalits on Thursday morning have staged protest in front of the Anamnagar-based central office of Public Service Commission(PSC) demanding for the cancellation of its announcement of job vacancies for different bureaucratic positions to be filled at the local levels.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has directed the local levels to carry out the rescue operation in the aftermath of floods and landslides taking place in various parts of the country.

After the federal and provincial governments unveiled their budget plans for upcoming fiscal year, most of the local governments made public the budget for the coming fiscal year on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 17: General Secretary of Nepali Congress Shasanka Koirala has expressed displeasure for not allocating enough budgets at the local levels.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Thursday said that the vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission for 9,161 civil servants in various positions at 515 various local units should be scrapped immediately.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The government has prepared a guideline giving the responsibility of preparing the policy and plans on narcotic drug control to the local level.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwor Pokhrel has said the Nepal Communist Party ( NCP)’s unification process at local levels was taking more time than expected as a consensus could not be forged for same.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Nepal has slipped in the global Corruption Perception Index (CPI) of Transparency International despite the government’s frequent commitments to crack down on graft. The extent of corruption has worsened at a time when it was expected that the election of governments to federal, provincial and local levels would help reduce this social malaise.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Economists and experts have warned that the growing ‘fiscal anarchism’ at the center if shifted to provincial and local levels, will be disastrous. They have also called for fiscal discipline at all levels of the government to achieve effective and productive public expenditure.