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Thursday, 15 August 2019

Minister Banskota urges to bring new promotional programme

Kathmandu, April 1 (RSS): Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Banskota has urged the staffers and those working in the subordinate bodies to come up with new plans and programmes that directly impact the public. In today’s meeting of Information ministry level development problem resolving committee and second quarterly review here today, Minister Banskota called upon to end the trend of spending all the budget towards the end of fiscal year.
Stating that he would not approve the programmes that were for transferring the fun to spend the budget towards the end of the current fiscal year, Minister Banskota drew the attention towards the dismal evaluation of the Ministry and its subordinate bodies.

Urging one and all concerned to be aggressive to clear the arrears, he requested the Ministry for Finance (MoF) not to allocate the budget related to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and not to make decisions without holding consultation with his Ministry.
The meeting was attended by the representatives from the concerned ministries including Finance Ministry.
Similarly, the Communications Minister also asked the Press Council not to link a private bank’s name in the title of the Award.
He shared that the Press Council will monitor the media once the new umbrella Act would be formulated.
Minister Banskota also informed that the Minimum Wage Fixation Committee has been scraped and another taskforce would be formed to recommend on the periodic increase of salary of journalists.
State-owned media directed for co-work
Directing the different state-owned media houses to bring joint action plan of collaboration and shared use, the Communications Minister urged them to collaborate in the sector of human resources, physical property and information exchange.
He urged the Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Nepal Television, Gorkhapatra Sansthan and Radio Nepal to bring the action plan of shared use.
Minister Banskota suggested that it would be better if the RSS remains as news producer and other state-owned media use the news produced by RSS.
'RSS correspondent in Beijing and New Delhi'
Reiterating that he was clear regarding allocating budget to appoint RSS correspondent in Beijing of China and New Delhi of India, Minister Banskota said that the budget would be allocated at any cost for the same.
Minister Banskota further said that it would be better to appoint RSS correspondent in other countries too.
Similarly, Secretary at the Communications Ministry, Mahendra Man Gurung, directed the media to make progress by concluding programmes as per the action plan on time.
Modality of digital Nepal prepared
It is stated that a total of 48.77 per cent progress was achieved in the period. The Ministry sources has stated that e-payment, gate way construction, box office system set up in cinema halls were in progress.
Similarly, works were in progress in constructing smart school in each States and establishing IT labs in 600 schools.

Numbers of RSS news increased
While presenting the progress report in the Ministry, RSS Chairman Shyamal Adhikari said that numbers of the news were increased prioritizing various issues from across the country lately. He also said that there was no clarity in the perspectives of seeing the RSS fromeither private or government sectors as well.
Chairman Shyamal further shared that the RSS was imparting professional training to the RSS reporters and stringers aimed at enhancing news quality. He also said that they were presenting a five-year action plan to the Ministry seeking drastic change in the RSS.

Minister Banskota urges to bring new promotional programme Reviewed by K.D on Thursday, August 15, 2019 Rating: 5 Kathmandu, April 1 (RSS): Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Banskota has urged the staffers and those ...

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