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Rural Municipal Council asks govt. not to intervene in its jurisdiction

Rural Municipal Council asks govt. not to intervene in its jurisdiction

Kathmandu - The newly elected local governments have begun exercising their rights related to education guaranteed by the constitution. In what appears to be the first case of its kind, the Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk district wrote a letter to the District Education Office (DEO) aski...

"Waste to Best" for further studies

Sindhupalchowk (Fataksila) - Knowing the importance of education and believing that each student should get a quality education, Class 8-10  of  Shree Kalika Chetana school's students handed their "Waste to Best" project money to their senior friend for further studies. Wa...

You’ll get concrete results when I deliver :  education minister Shrestha

You’ll get concrete results when I deliver : education minister Shrestha

Nepali Congress leader Gopalman Shrestha is the deputy prime minister and education minister in the current Cabinet. He is one of the senior leader the ruling Nepali Congress party. Shreedhar Paudel talked with minister Shrestha on his plans and priorities.  Q: Did you yourself opted for edu...

Education: challenges and opportunities for local govt

Education: challenges and opportunities for local govt

The two rounds of local elections in the country and the controversy over budget presentation amidst elections dominated discussion ahead of the budget presentation last month. The budget was tabled at the parliament in May 29, the date stipulated by the constitution and the change of the government...

Budget for public education: sufficient or dismal?

Budget for public education: sufficient or dismal?

Kathmandu - The new budget presented by the government is bigger in size compared to last year's fiscal estimate however allocation for education has declined by two percent, which experts say is not a correct decision. The fiscal estimate was tabled by erstwhile government at the parliament...

'Local resources can boost public education'

'Local resources can boost public education'

Kathmandu - Experts have suggested that local resources should be identified and used for strengthening the quality of public education in the country. Their opinion comes amid assumption of responsibilities by the new elected representatives of various local bodies in different parts of the coun...

New radio  programme on public education

New radio programme on public education

Kathmandu - A new radio programme entitled ‘Hamro Sikshya’ will come into air this week to discuss on opportunities of public education in the new federal setup. The programme aims to facilitate the opportunities provided by the constitutional right which authorises the right to local...