KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The number of beneficiaries receiving the social security allowance in the past five years has reached around one million while the government’s responsibility under social security has increased four fold.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The government has planned to provide social security allowance to as high as 6 million citizens within the coming five years. As planned by the government, the social security would be doled out to senior citizens, Dalits, single women, physically challenged people, members from the endangered community and children from target class and areas.
With Nepal’s increasing vulnerability to frequent and extreme disasters, shock responsive social protection approaches must be an integral part of disaster risk reduction and management policies and act at both local and federal levels.
GORKHA, July 13: Money has been transferred by a helicopter to Chumanubri Rural Municipality, Gorkha, which is not connected to the road network. The only Kumari Bank branch in the village has transported Rs 50 million through a chopper to pay for various projects in the current fiscal year, social security allowance and regular banking services.
KALIKOT, July 3: Parvati Singh ( Sanjyal ), the newly-elected vice chairperson of Sanitriveni Rural Municipality, Kalikot, has been visiting the eligible people in the rural municipality at their homes for the distribution of the social security allowance. She said she is visiting homes not only to distribute the allowance but also to thank the voters and also to plan for the coming year.
JALESHWOR, Dec 23: Senior citizens, single women and differently abled people in Mahottari district are unable to get their social security allowances provided by the government due to the negligence on the part of their bank.