KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that an additional one million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines is scheduled to arrive in Nepal from India on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Nepal is all set to receive COVID-19 vaccine from its neighboring country, India, within a few days, according to the Family Welfare Division under the Department of Health Service.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The government is holding talks with Russia, India and the United Arab Emirates to procure COVID-19 vaccines, said Minister for Health and Population, Hridayesh Tripathi.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: While several countries have already started COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Nepal government has just started preparations to procure vaccines by sending letters to a few companies producing vaccines.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Accusing Sajha Yatayat of changing the specifications document provided by the government for the procurement of electric buses, the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) has blocked the purchase of a fleet of the clean-mode vehicles.

Another department has already procured the same system which can be used by other government agencies

BANKE, Feb 6: Some government agencies and local governments were found to have procured goods and services without soliciting bids.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The government has decided to form ship office for the operation of the sailing vessel in the water sources of the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan. 14: Leaders of different political parties have demanded to book the guilty persons involved in the procurement of two wide body aircraft for the Nepal flag carrier- Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Jan. 5: Speakers at a program here on Saturday have sought actions against those involved in the procurement of the wide-body aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) stressing that the sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has reported massive irregularities in the procurement.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has formed a sub-committee to probe alleged irregularities in the procurement of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Lawmakers have sought resignation of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Managing Director Sugat Ratna Kansakar over alleged irregularities in wide-body jets procurement.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Amid growing malpractices in the procurement of equipment, goods and services in mega infrastructure projects, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has circulated a 14-point work plan to all the ministries and agencies concerned in an attempt to end such misconduct.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The recently published report of the Office of Auditor General (OAG) has stated that the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) purchased two wide body aircrafts in an illegal manner.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27:  A high level delegation led by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has left for New Delhi to renew power procurement deal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Experts have made a clarion call to stop institutionalized corruption and payment of commissions to government officials for winning contracts as well as release of payments.

KATHMANDU, September 5: The main opposition CPN-UML has demanded that the government clarifications over the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) land scam.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The World Bank has argued that the decision to award contract of Solar Power Plant conforms to the procurement policies and practices of its members.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Transparent public procurement will encourage its use among key stakeholders for increasing fairness, integrity and effectiveness of the procurement system in the country, according to experts.