13 March, Kathmandu- Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has urged the Ministry of General Administration to assign 390 additional officials to run the local level immediately.
The Deputy Spokesperson of the Ministry, Madan Koirala shared that this number of officials was demanded to allocate them the responsibility of office chiefs in Metropolis, Sub-metropolis, Municipalities and Village Bodies.
The Ministry now has one joint secretary, 63 under secretaries and 290 officers to deploy in local level as per new set up.
According to the Ministry’s under Secretary Bharat Kumar Sharma, among the demanded officials, three are joint secretaries, 196 under secretaries and 191 section officers.
As per the new set up, Metropolis will have joint secretary, Sub-metropolis and Municipalities will have under secretaries and Village Bodies will have section officers as their office chief.
There are four Metropolises, 13 Sub-metropolises, 246 Municipalities and 481 Village Bodies across the country as per the new federal set up.