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  • News Digest – Federalism (October 15-21)

    October 22, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Administration Issues: The government of Province 1 has made the mid-term review book public on the occasion of completing half of its 5-year term. During the occasion, the Chief Minister of Province 1, Sherdhan Rai said that the provincial government has succeeded in building the administrative and legal structure, important bodies, provincial planning ...

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  • News Digest – Federalism (October 8 -14)

    October 15, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Administrative issues: Minister for Internal Affairs and Law of Province 2, Gyanendra Yadav informed that the provincial government will finalize the name and permanent capital soon. Although all political parties are unanimous on the issue of capital at Janakpur, the parties’ stand on the issue of its provincial name is likely to complicate ...

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  • News Digest – Federalism (October 1 – 7)

    October 8, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Administrative Issues: On October 3, locals, political parties, social organizations, members of the business community, and other organizations organized a protest in Province 5 against government decision to name Dang as the capital. The protesters demanded that the government of Province 5 should declare Butwal as the capital. The proposal was tabled in ...

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  • News Digest – Federalism September 24 – 30

    October 1, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    The dispute among three tiers of government: Province 2 filed three petitions against the federal government so far. First is against the federal government’s move to nullify the Forest Act. The second is against the federal government’s decision to merge Sagarnath Forest Development Project with the Timber Corporation. The third is related to ...

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  • News Digest: September 17-23, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Federalism Administrative Issues: The Chief Minister of Karnali Pradesh, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi launched a program, “Bank Account for Daughters”. CM Shahi has given priority to ensuring social justice for daughters. In the program, the parents would provide Rs 500 as an initial fund to open an account within a year of the birth of ...

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  • News Digest (September 10-16, 2020)

    September 16, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Federalism Administrative Issues: Karnali Pradesh organized the Open Government Partnership Program to facilitate lawmaking and good governance for the right to information, accountability, and transparency. Such programs increase the participation of the citizens in the parliamentary system. The purpose of the program is to make transparency, accountability, and ethical systems in the parliament to ...

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  • News Digest (September 3-9, 2020)

    September 10, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Federal Affairs Administration issues: A meeting of the Federation of Nepal Journalists (FNJ), province 2 has expressed disagreement with the Provincial Communication Bill 2076 that Province 2 ratified. The FNJ claimed that the provincial government passed the bill without taking care of the parliamentary practice and tradition. The FNJ also claimed that the provincial ...

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  • News Digest (August 27 – September 2, 2020)

    September 3, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Provincial and Local Governments Local governments’ carelessness: The Office of the Auditor General study about the work capacity of local levels shows that despite the constitution having provided the powers of local government such as law-making, agriculture, animal husbandry, and infrastructure development including good governance, etc, efficiency has not increased. Similarly, only 10% of ...

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  • News Digest (August 20 – August 26, 2020)

    August 26, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Provincial and Local Governments COVID-19 response: On August 18, a meeting of the Provincial COVID-19 CCMC of Province 2 decided to use both the government and private hospitals for treatment of Coronavirus as per the rate fixed by the federal government. The meeting also decided to take legal action against medical institutes if they ...

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