The CIDP is devised to address the requirements at the community level for smaller projects, which could not be included in the national level program (budget). So, it contradicts not only the principle of decentralization but also the democratic ideals because of its distributive character.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The vertical split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) following the decision of Prime Minister KP Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) has sent ripples across the provincial governments led by the NCP in the country.

Provinces no better than center

January 19, 2020 07:44 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The expenditure of provinces remained at around 12 percent in the first half of the current fiscal year 2019/20, indicating poor performance by the provincial governments to implement their budgets.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The government is planning to establish social development offices in all districts.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Three years into its five-year term, the Language Commission, a constitutional body tasked with recommending languages to the federal and provincial governments as the medium for carrying out their official business, has yet to get full shape.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The National Association for Rural Municipalities in Nepal (NARMN), an umbrella organization of local bodies in the country, has decided to start lobbying the provincial governments to revise laws pertaining to service and facilities of local representatives.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Constraint of resources and lack of planning continue to hit the rescue, relief and rehabilitation works as the provincial governments fail to bring measures to cope up with the rising disasters.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Provincial governments have brought budgets of a total size of Rs 259.57 billion for the upcoming fiscal year – FY2019/20.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Provincial governments have started blaming the center for lack of support after the seven provinces started bearing the brunt of public ire for failing to bring a marked difference in the lives of commoners within the first year of their tenure. All the provincial governments celebrated their first anniversary this month with little to boast in their progress report. Chief ministers have cited formulation of new laws as their major achievements, something they claim have laid the foundation for smooth functioning of the provincial governments.

Prez endorses civil servants ordinance

December 10, 2018 08:47 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: President Bidya Bhandari on Sunday endorsed the Civil Servants Adjustment Ordinance 2018, clearing the way for the federal government to depute civil servants to the provincial and local governments.