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Cabinet meeting allows tabling federal education bill

2023 Aug 02, 6:56, Kathmandu

The government has decided to table the much-awaited Federal Education Bill at the federal parliament.

A meeting of the Council of Ministers held today permitted the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to table the bill at the parliament to push overall reforms in education sector.

The government claimed that the bill was prepared as part of the plan to advance education sector reforms in line with the federal system.

Talking to RSS after the cabinet meeting, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma informed that the decision was made to put forward the bill through cabinet's legislative committee following adequate discussion.

It may be noted that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal  at a public programme pledged to make cabinet decision about the bill on Tuesday.

Likewise, the cabinet has decided to receive the World Bank's assistance of around Rs 202.2 million for the project 'Restoring the degraded watershed and livelihoods of Lakhandeh River Basin through Sustainable Land Management'.

The cabinet meeting has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development to prepare a necessary proposal to render relief to the farmers affected by the lumpy skin pandemic.

The government is mulling to provide relief to the farmers who suffered a loss caused by the killing of livestock with the outbreak of lumpy skin.

Likewise, necessary process has been taken ahead to provide free vaccination services to the infected cattle.

Minister Sharma, also the Government's spokesperson, informed that the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development was instructed to come up with the proposal in next cabinet meeting.

Likewise, serious discussion was held on the matters related to livestock insurance, Minister Sharma shared.

The cabinet has decided to approve the First Amendment Regulations, 2080 to Regulate Advertisement.

Likewise, on a question on Koshi province government formation, spokesperson Sharma said it was regular and necessary process of the province. ---


Council of Ministers Federal Parliament Ministry of Education Science and Technology Cabinet meeting Minister for Communications Rekha Sharma Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal
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