Sunday, November 27, 2005

Civil service act on anvil

Kathmandu, Nov 27-At an interaction organised by Federation of Nepalese Journalist and Pro-Public here today, Joint Spokesperson of the Ministry of General Administration Bishnu Prasad Lamsal disclosed that the final draft of the Regulations has been completed and has reached the decision-making level.He also disclosed that the Regulations would ensure a 20 per cent reservation for women, 10 per cent for nationalities and dalit and five per cent for the differently able in the Civil Service.
Speaking at the programme, assistant spokesperson of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Surendra Kumar Subedi, Gender Focal Person at the Ministry of General Administration Prabha Pandey, Chairperson of Pro Public Dr Shreekrishna Shrestha, General Secretary of Tewa Nepal Nirmala KC, FNJ General Secretary Mahendra Bista and the programme coordinator Narayan Amrit stressed on the need to give women opportunity, trust and responsibilities in order to increase their access as well as attraction toward civil service.

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