Empowering local units major focus of budget

The new budget tabled by the government has given a due focus on empowering the newly-formed local bodies, allocating a whopping 17.6 percent of the total budget of Rs 1,279 billion for 744 units. The budget has effectively adopted a policy of fiscal transfer to the local bodies as per the spirit of the Constitution of Nepal. Empowering local units major focus of budget
Binod Ghimire
Published at : May 30, 2017
Updated at : May 30, 2017 18:48

Binod Ghimire

Binod Ghimire covers parliamentary affairs and human rights for The Kathmandu Post. Since joining the Post in 2010, he has reported primarily on social issues, focusing on education and transitional justice.