Government to accept Rs 12.7 billion DPC provided by World Bank

KATHMANDU

The government has decided to accept around Rs. 12.7 billion ($100 million) development policy credit (DPC) provided by the World Bank to improve the enabling environment for Nepal’s green, climate-resilient and inclusive development pathway.

Similarly, the Cabinet meeting on August 11 decided to accept the grant of approximately Rs 2.1 billion (2,256 million Japanese Yen) provided by the Government of Japan for the project of the restoration of irrigation system in the eastern part of the country, said the government’s spokesperson Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, also Minister for Communications and Information Technology at a press conference organised here today to make public decisions taken by the meeting.

Similarly, it also approved the new pay scale and grades under civil servants of all level, Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, parliament service and teachers at community schools. It came into effect from 17 July, 2022.
Fifty-one temporary quotas of Gazetted class for the fiscal year, 2022/23 under the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, 58 under the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and 20 under the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development have been passed.

Similarly, the government has decided to annul the Nepali citizenship issued in the name of Nasim Rayeen (certificate number 15-01-71-05740) on November 24, 2014 and not to recognise the person as the Nepali citizen.
The government has announced the geographical areas affected by the flood in the Saptakoshi river as the disaster-hit zones.

It has agreed to a