Salaries remain the same

September 25, 2019 01:50 am

In one early announcement of this year’s budget on May 30, Finance Minister Yuvraj Khatiwada said that growth target has been set at 8.5 percent for the year and it will ensue from a number of growth inducing schemes introduced with the new budget and will be supported by a record Rs.1.53 trillion spending allocation, which is one third of total economy.

World Bank must change course

April 15, 2019 01:05 am

BRUSSELS – Critics have called new World Bank president David Malpass an arsonist in charge of a fire department, because of past comments he made on Bank salaries and loans to China. But it’s far more important to focus on improving progress toward the World Bank’s core mission of ending extreme poverty.

KHOTANG, April 6: As the central government fails to distribute salaries on time, health workers in various local units of Khotang have been deprived of their salaries for the past five months.

Local units struggling to spend budget

January 23, 2019 15:17 pm

PANCHTHAR, Jan 23: Budget implementation in the first six months of the current fiscal year in Panchthar is found to be very disappointing.

SIRAHA, June 18: Health workers working under various local units of Siraha have expressed their disappointment toward the government for depriving them of their salaries and perks since five months.

JUMLA, May 26: With a sudden increase in the number of schools in Jumla, the trend of hiring private teachers has also grown. However, as the schools are not in a position to pay salary of the teachers on their own, they urge for help from the guardians.

POKHARA, March 27: In a provincial assembly meeting held on Monday, Province 4 proposed the monthly salaries and other perks for the chief minister (CM), speaker, deputy-speaker, ministers and office-bearers of the local units.

BIRATNAGAR, March 22: Ward members of various local units of Province 1 on Wednesday encircled the Provincial Assembly building demanding their salaries. Ward members staged the protest just before the meeting of the provincial government.

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JAJARKOT, June 30: A rural municipality in Jajarkot district has decided to stop the salaries of teachers at government schools in its area if they do not send their children to government schools.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has not hiked the salary of the civil servants in the fiscal budget 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, April 28: National Sports Council (NSC) on Friday has welcomed the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s decision to release the withheld salaries to the Nepali national cricket players.

KATHMKANDU, April 27: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced to release the withheld salaries of Nepali national cricket players on Thursday. ICC's five-day long board and committee meetings held in Dubai took the decision. The decision paved way for the players to receive their salaries withheld since 15 months.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28:  While Nepal marked the Nurses Day on Friday, nurses working in private hospitals of the country are forced to work for nominal salaries, depriving them of the basic pay scales of government hospitals.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A cabinet meeting held on Sunday decided to give consent to the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers to formulate a bill for fixing salaries, perks and other facilities for governors of the 7 provinces to be formed in line with the new constitution, according to Minister of Sanitation and Drinking Water Prem Bahadur Singh.