Fixing accountability is important

The flaws in the government procurement system have once again been highlighted by the Annual Audit Report 2020-2021 of the Royal Audit Authority (RAA). The finding that the governmentโ€™s procurement system is plagued with irregularities is nothing new. Many past Annual Audit reports of the RAA have been publishing such irregularities year after year, but little […]

Punatsangchu-I dam site abandoned to build a barrage

The government invested around Nu 23bn on Punatsangchu I dam site The current Punatsangchu I dam site will be abandoned as a third party foreign expert has recommended that the Punatsangchu I project abandon its current dam site and instead build a barrage upstream, disclosed Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma.  Building a barrage upstream is […]

Opposition urges government to reassess current plan

On the scale of priority, the bye-election constituencies have been given more importance over other constituencies, according to the Opposition Party The government needs to reassess the reprioritized and de-prioritized plan activities to ensure that the implementation of the current plan meets its ultimate objective of equitable and balanced development, according to the Opposition Party, […]