KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Finance Secretary Shankar Prasad Adhikari on Sunday asked ministries to identify potential projects under Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and submit names of the projects, which are in the process of development, to the Ministry of Finance within five days.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: With the election of the provincial assemblies just a month away, the government is yet to decide about the capitals of the seven provinces, and this two years after the promulgation of the new constitution.
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Suggestions have been made for keeping only 15 ministries in the center in line with the federal structure. It has been proposed to reduce the number of ministries from 31 at present to 15.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Differing views among three ministries-- the ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Ministry of Education and Ministry of General Administration -- regarding the management of education service at the local-level and deputation of employees have made lawmakers worried.
KATHMANDU, July 19: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Home Ministry, and the Ministry of Labor and Employment, have been pressed to ensure strong and efficient coordination to resolve the problems relating to foreign employments.
KATHMANDU, June 24: With the commencement of local level elections, differences have emerged between two government agencies over the continuing relevance of the local peace committees, leaving such committees dysfunctional. The committees were established in all 75 districts but with no further budget allocations they are now on the verge of dissolution.
KATHMANDU, June 3: Dismayed by the number of the proposed central government ministries, lawmakers have demanded to keep the number of ministries under the central government low in the federal set-up.
KATHMANDU, June 2: The High-Level Federal Administrative Restructuring Committee has proposed 18 ministries including the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at the Center (federal level).
KATHMANDU, June 1: The high-level Federal Administrative Restructuring Committee has proposed 18 ministries including the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at the Center (federal level).
KATHMANDU, May 19: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi has said that the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) should collaborate with different ministries and authorities to speed up mega infrastructure projects.
KATHMANDU, April 22: The Election Commission (EC) has sought details from two ministries--Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction-- over the releasing of billions of rupees to conflict victims and former Maoist combatants. The the ministries have been accused of making preparations to release an estimated Rs 16 billion for conflict victims and ex-Maoist combatants in a move to influence the upcoming local elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The government has decided to issue an instruction to the concerned ministries to work for the reduction of load shedding hours in accordance with the action-plan prepared by the previous government.
KATHMANDU, July 15: After entering into a formal agreement on forming a new government under the leadership of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, leaders from Nepali Congress (NC), the largest political party in the Parliament, and the Maoist Center have now stepped up negotiations over sharing ministerial portfolios in the to-be-formed government.