Nepal government reserve 45% govt jobs in Civil Service
The Maoists government of Nepal has allocated almost half of all civil service jobs to Marginalized members of Nepalese society which includes Madhesis, untouchables, ethnic groups and backward community.
he cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided to allocate 45 percent quota to women, indigenous, Madhesi, Dalit and backward communities in the government service.
Of the reserved 45 percent quota, the government has apportioned 32 percent to indigenous people, 28 to Madhesi, 20 to women, 15 to Dalit and five percent to backward communities, according to Minister for Information and Communications and government spokesperson Krishna Bahadur Mahara.
With the implementation of the new quota system, 55 percent civil servants will be appointed through open competition. Today's cabinet meeting also promulgated the bill pertaining to Investment Board, Special Financial Sector and Commission on the Disappeared. Likewise, Scholarship Regulations has also been amended at the meeting as per the agreement made earlier with fringe parties in the Constitution Assembly (CA). According to Minister Mahara, the government also decided to take up Lalitpur and Bhaktapur as model districts to commence the single-entry booking system in order to manage the account. The Minister said that today's meeting also took the decision to hold discussion for the preparation of regulations to reform social behaviour.