Bagmati State Assembly. (File Photo)
HETAUDA: The Bagmati State Assembly has endorsed the State government’s policy and programs for the fiscal year 2020/21.
The Assembly passed the policy and programs after Chief Minister Dormani Poudel furnished response to the questions raised by the Assembly members.
Chief Minister Poudel said the policy and programs was focused on providing sustainable peace and security to the citizens of the province by adopting the guidelines of the constitution, on moving ahead the projects of national pride and on measures of prevention and control of the coronavirus pandemic.
He reiterated that the State government has allocated budget with the goal of making the youths returned from foreign employment self-reliant by providing them employment in agriculture, livestock and cottage industries.
Chief Minister Poudel said Rs 130 million has been earmarked towards disaster management for providing uninterrupted services to the people affected by coronavirus in various districts and local levels of the Bagmati province.
He said in addition to this Rs 177.2 million has been allocated for establishment of isolation quarantines and management of medical supplies at the COVID-19 Treatment Special Hospitals in the State.