KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Nepal Police and Police Adjustment Act has not been implemented even four years after being approved by parliament. Although the Police Adjustment Act was approved by the President on February 11, 2020, it has been pending due to the central government's reluctance to implement it. The home ministers of the seven provinces have now come to Kathmandu “to plead with the central government” to implement the Police Adjustment Act. However, the possibility of immediate implementation appears low.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 12: Nepali Congress (NC) provincial assembly member Kedar Karki has staked a claim for the position of Chief Minister in Koshi Province with the support of CPN-UML provincial assembly members.
Nepal embraced a federal system of governance with three tiers of governments, namely federal, provincial, and local government, in 2015. Each level of government has its own set of responsibilities and powers, as outlined in the constitution promulgated through the Constituent Assembly in 2015. Provincial governments, in particular, play a crucial role in delivering public services and acting as bridges between federal and local governments to implement plans and policies of the federal government.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: As the schools themselves have been conducting the final examination of Grade 10 i.e. Secondary Education Examination (SEE) for the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has decided to hand over the responsibility of operation and management of SEE examinations to the provincial governments.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Chairperson of the National Examination Board (NEB), Dr Mahashram Sharma has said that a law is being drafted to give the responsibility of holding the SEE examination to the provincial governments. He said so while speaking at an interaction on examinations. The event was organized by Education Journalists Nepal (EJON) in Kathmandu on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Without studying and preparing for the distribution, the provincial governments have started splitting the ministries. At present, the number of provincial ministries across the country stands at 69.
BAITADI, March 13: The construction of 141 drinking water schemes has started at the local level in Baitadi district with the aim of supplying clean drinking water to the people. The projects are being built with an estimated investment of over Rs 220 million in the current fiscal year 2020/21.
KAILALI, Nov 18: The Sudurpaschim provincial government has been spending more than four million rupees on salaries, residents, communication, water, and electricity supply to ministers and provincial assembly members, excluding the amount provided to them for fuel.
KATHMANDU, Aug 12: As many as 150 civil servants, who have already been deputed to various provincial and local government offices according to the civil servants adjustment process, have sought their transfers to various federal government offices, claiming that they are suffering from various mental illnesses.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The provincial governments are still unable to exercise their constitutional powers, including the recruitment of civil servants and provincial police, as the central government is delaying the promulgation of federal laws that will make this possible.
KATHMANDU, Dec 18: While the newly-implemented federal system of governance was expected to expedite development works, budget spending figures of provincial governments suggest that they are are also struggling to boost their expenditures.
BUTWAL, Dec 5: Four months ago, existing tourism offices in Bhairahawa of Rupandehi district and Nepalgunj of Banke district were dissolved and the responsibility of handling the local tourism businesses was given to the provincial government. However, the provincial government is yet to establish any entity or mechanism to facilitate tourism-based businesses.
SURKHET, Sept 14: At a time when the provincial government and lawmakers should be busy formulating laws and executing the programs of the budget for the implementation of federalism, the provincial ministers and lawmakers seem to be at leisure.
JANAKPUR, Sept 2: The Minister for Internal Affairs and Law for Province 2, Gyanendra Kumar Yadav protested in front of Nepal Rastra Bank's Janakpur branch office after the state owned bank declined to abide by the provincial government's decision.