Rs 7 billion released for local level infrastructure, office operation

KATHMANDU: The Finance Ministry on Wednesday allocated Rs 7.44 million for the infrastructure and office operation in the local level.

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara said that each unit would get Rs 10 million as seed money.

Out of total 744 local unites, there are four metropolis, 13 sub-metropolis, 246 municipalities and 481 rural municipalities.

Meanwhile, the government has deployed civil servants to the local units today itself.

Joint Secretary has been assigned at metropolis, Undersecretary at sub-metropolis and municipality, and section officer at rural municipality.

According to him, the amount released now was the initial capital.
The Home Ministry has demanded a large amount for election security, he said. RSS

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