Minister of Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki discloses the decisions of the cabinet meeting held on July 25, at the Ministry, on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU: The government has decided to accept grant of Rs 1.37 billion for the Sustainable WASH for All project.
At a press conference organized at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on Tuesday to disclose the decisions of the cabinet meeting held on July 25, Communications Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki shared that the government was accepting 10.5 million Euros from the European Union for the drinking water project.
The government has also decided to accept grant equivalent to Rs 950 million from the Swiss government for the implementation of quality technical and vocational education and training project in the first phase.
Also, the government has decided to extend renewal of the industry which are constructing their physical structures but are not renewed. The cabinet decided to extend renewal of the industries by receiving late fine on the basis of their working nature.
Likewise, the government decided to form a high-level study and recommendation committee headed by the National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice-chair to furnish recommendation on immediate measures to be taken on import management and reduction.
The government has decided to appoint actor Bhuwan KC as the Chairperson of Film Development Board.
Likewise, the cabinet decided to appoint Dr Prakash Raj Regmi and Dr Nabin Chandra Gautam as the members of Martyr Gangalal Heart Center. It was decided to entrust the Vice-Chancellor of the Rapti Institute of Health Sciences to serve as a member of National Public Health Committee.
On queries of journalists in the conference, Minister Karki shared that the Election Commission had recommended November 18 for the election to the members of House of Representatives and province assembly.
The government is making necessary preparation to announce elections dates accordingly, the minister shared.