KATHMANDU, August 7: There is a tendency to change secretaries and directors general in the departments concerned as soon as the minister changes or there is change in the government. While ministers change at short notice, they are also quick to change top-level government staff, which have weakened the performance of the ministries.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The government has transferred nearly a dozen secretaries on the same day three newly-appointed ministers took the oath of office and secrecy. A cabinet meeting held on Thursday evening took a decision to this effect.
KATHMANDU, May 29: Parliament's State Affairs Committee has been mulling over hiring some government secretaries and joint secretaries on contract, breaking with the tradition of appointments through the promotion of career bureaucrats.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) has completed the adjustment of 56 secretaries, 662 joint secretaries and 848 under secretaries in the three tiers of government so far, officials said on Friday.
KATHMANDU, 30 May: With an objective of finding ways and means to narrow down trade imbalance with Bangladesh and enhance bilateral trade, high-ranking officials of Nepal and Bangladesh are holding an intensive parley in capital.
KATHMANDU, Mar 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has been accused of focusing too much attention to become a powerful prime minister by spending huge energy to invite political parties on board called ministers and secretaries today. The meeting is likely to order each minister and secretary to carry out immediate activities that would bring a sigh of relief to the public.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Prospective candidates for the post of chief secretary have lobbying to lead the bureaucracy as the tenure of the present chief secretary, Rajendra Kishor Kshetry, ends on October 25.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: As the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is gearing up its effort to distribute the second tranche of reconstruction grants to the earthquake victims in the 14 most-affected districts, Village Development Committee (VDC) secretaries across the country have halted their works from Thursday.
RAJBIRAJ, Jan 18: Bindulal Chaudhari, secretary of Manraja VDC of Saptari district, disappeared for around four months with the VDC’s social allowance budget of Rs 2.2 million. His disappearance forced locals to seek his whereabouts and a delegation reached out to District Development Committee (DDC) with the complaint. DDC looked out for him but failed to locate.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The Commission for the Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed corruption cases at the Special Court against former village development secretaries of Allau VDC in Parsa. In its charge sheet, the CIAA has accused for VDC secretaries Rameshwar Prasad Sah and Manoj Kumar Sah of embezzling social security allowances provided by the government.
KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has on Sunday directed the VDC secretaries of the 14 districts highly affected by the earthquake to limit themselves to their respective work stations.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: At least 45 secretaries, out of total 55 who had attended a meeting with the prime minister a few days ago, have submitted their ministry's action plan to the Office of Prime Minister and Council Ministers (OPMCM).