Transfers of senior bureaucrats are dictated by three factors, according to Govinda Kusum, a former home secretary. With new governments formed every nine months on an average, frequent transfers of secretaries had become the order of the day, as ministers would make changes in their ministries just as they wished. Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers Singhadurbar, Kathmandu, Nepal. Serving and retired bureaucrats say the current administration is stable and it could have done much to strengthen civil service, but it is doing just the opposite. But in Koirala’s case, this was his fifth transfer in just two years. Name Designation Duration; 1. But legal restrictions on […] On Thursday, Secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers Yadav Koirala got transferred to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development. Here we are making a list of Ministry of Nepal with the name of these ministries, when is Founded these ministries and where is located or Head Quarters of these ministries in this post. A secretary, however, said there were more than a dozen reshuffles of the top bureaucrats in this period. List of ministry of Nepal, Name list of ministry of Nepal government - There are 21 ministries available in Nepal currently. An old hand at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Koirala was at the Ministry of Health and Population earlier this year. The Nepal Communist Party (Nepali: नेपाल कम्युनिष्ट पार्टी pronounced [neˈpal ˈkʌmjunisʈ ˈpa(r)ʈi], NCP), also referred to as NCP double, is the ruling political party in Nepal and is the largest communist party in South Asia and the third largest in Asia. He is scheduled to call on the high level dignitaries of Nepal, it added. He was one of the 10—out of the total 69 secretaries of the Government of Nepal—who were transferred. Last week, the Nepal government set up a committee of secretaries of the Finance, Home, Health and Foreign Affairs ministries to study vaccines under development as well as procedures to […] Two, secretaries themselves want postings in ministries where they get facilities or it is easy to work at,” said Kusum. "The secretaries have been transferred according in line with government's policy," Gokul Prasad Baskota, state minister for Communication and Information Technology said. There is no official data on how many changes or transfers have been made at the top level of bureaucracy in the last two and half years after Oli became the prime minister. “Three, ministers prefer certain top bureaucrats at their ministries so that they can work without any hindrances.”. Phone: +977-1-4211000, 4211040, 4211035, 4211080 Fax: +977-1-4211065, 4211086, 4211038, 4211021, 4211047 Audio Notice Board: 1618070701111 P O Box No. The BPKF was instituted by the two Governments during the visit of the then Prime Minister, G.P.Koirala (B.P.Koirala’s youngest brother) through a historic Memorandum of Understanding between Government of Nepal and the Government of the Republic of India. The B.P.Koirala India – Nepal Foundation (BPKF) was established in December, 1991. However, in the past, Nepal has always struggled to have an elected government complete its full term. “Nepal’s bureaucracy seriously lacks expertise and specialisation and without it, no bureaucracy can be transformed,” said Kusum. Giri has been working as a journalist for a decade-and-a-half, contributing to numerous national and international media outlets. Shree Krishna Nepal, a joint secretary who had been heading the International Economic Cooperation Coordination Division, is now the secretary at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Planning of Sudur Paschhim province. The Oli government, however, was given the mandate to serve for the full term, hence it should have worked on strengthening bureaucracy by letting secretaries serve at least for two years at one ministry, according to former and serving bureaucrats. He has also served in Kathmandu Metropolitan City as its executive officer. The contentious issue of the Kalapani region was discussed during both the visits, but the matter has to be discussed formally at the level of the foreign secretaries, in order to reach an amicable solution, Nepal government sources said. (This page is dedicated to receive complains and suggestions from common people, which can be a help for good governance and effective policy making. There are altogether 10 services in the bureaucracy like health, finance, general administration and foreign. Secretaries of Nepal and India to Discuss Transshipment Treaty Tomorrow Dec 06, 2020 308 times read 3 min 2 sec to read December 6: Nepal and India have concluded a Joint secretary-level inter-governmental sub-committee meeting on trade and transshipment between the two countries. Shringla will also hand over COVID-19-related support to the Government of Nepal. Nepal foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali is on a three-day visit to New Delhi starting from January 14 amid an internal political crisis in the tiny ... ..Foreign Secretaries and other high level officials from both ... the plan failed after the Maoists laid down arms and established a democratic government overthrowing the Nepal monarchy. “One is many senior bureaucrats who have served in the provinces want to come back to Kathmandu for reasons like better career opportunities, family, health and others. Deuba eyes leading government as Oli hints at an understanding, Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party to hold nationwide protests from Jan 4 to Feb 5, Oli argues House dissolution a political move, not a matter of judicial review. The loyalty of the chief secretary is to party leaders rather than to the tens of thousands of civil servants.”. Prof. RAM PRASAD MANANDHAR: Foreign Secretary: 1953-54 The power/energy secretaries of India and Nepal co-chaired the 8th meeting of Joint Steering Committee (JSC) on cooperation in the Power sector that was held through video conference. Former bureaucrats and experts on administrative affairs say while the government can shuffle civil servants when it wants, senior staff, like secretaries, should be allowed to serve for some time before they are sent from one ministry to another so as to allow bureaucracy to function smoothly. India, Nepal agree to advance mutual cooperation as Foreign Secretaries hold talks He was accorded a warm welcome on his maiden visit to Nepal which is happening at the invitation of Nepal Foreign Secretary Paudyal, amid a strain in bilateral ties following a bitter border row between the two countries. By the time bureaucrats become joint-secretaries and secretaries, they have already served at various ministries and state agencies and during that course they have their own expertise in certain areas. Shringla will also hand over Covid-19 related support to the Government of Nepal . “Second, the frequent transfers of civil servants at the top level were made based on the prime minister’ and his ministers’ personal preferences and bureaucrats’ ideological beliefs.”. It is not just the top bureaucrats who are unhappy with such frequent transfers in civil service. “Secretaries are transferred frequently and in some cases within one month due to the personal interest of ministers or ruling party leaders or some interest groups,” said Gopal Pokharel, chairman of the Nepal Civil Servants Union which is a wing of the larger trade union of Nepal’s non-gazetted civil servants. Transfer of secretaries is just a regular process in bureaucracy and Cabinet makes these decisions. The head of state is the President and the Prime Minister holds the position of the Head of executive. After the controversy over procuring medical equipment, Koirala had been transferred from the Health Ministry to the Prime Minister’s Office in May.