Many elected officials in Karnali Province are facing graft and power abuse charges, data shows
As per the data available at the CIAA provincial office in Birendranagar, complaints have been filed against the representatives of all the local units of the province.
With federal set-up in place, Karnali Provincial Hospital changes for the better
In the last fiscal year alone, the provincial government has allocated Rs400 million to upgrade the hospital.
New drinking water projects to benefit Surkhet locals
The Surkhet Valley Drinking Water Consumers’ Committee is overseeing the project.
Federal government starts process to open medical college in Surkhet
Ministry of Forest and Environment has already given permission to conduct an environmental impact assessment in six community forests.
Helicopter rescue the only chance of survival for pregnant women in remote areas of Karnali
There are 274 birthing centres across villages in the province, yet the plight of pregnent women and new mothers remains pitiable. Only this fiscal year, 40 women have been airlifted.
All roads in Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali province, in poor condition
Most of the roads in the city are unmotorable—causing inconvenience for vehicles and pedestrians alike.
Local unit blamed for facilitating amenities for squatters instead of evicting them
Local unit provided electricity and drinking water facilities to squatters living on public land of Surkhet Campus.
Upcoming Bheri-Babai project unsettles squatter communities in the area
The embankments being built for the project will likely deluge 30 houses in the banks.
Voices of women unheard in Dolpa local units
Because of male-dominated local units, plans and policies of the local units are not in favour of women in Dolpa.
Karnali state assembly endorses its annual budget
Rs 100 million allocated under under ‘people’s road programme’
Representatives unaware of development plans in their areas
Elected representatives of the local units of Surkhet said they too are facing difficulties while implementing plans as the provincial government did not coordinate with them.