Janakpur, 11 February, 2018 : The works of the province legislature and executive bodies have been affected as not all the civil servants assigned to these bodies have reported for work in Province-2.
Although the government has assigned 174 employees to the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers in Province-2, only 21 have reported for work so far. The government had directed the employees to go to their work stations 15 days back.
Only 21 government employees including the Chief Secretary have reported for work so far, said Chief Secretary, Rajeshwar Man Singh. He said they have not been able to carry out the works at the province government secretariat smoothly and in a systematic manner as all the assigned employees have not reported for work.
There are 27 employees posts assigned to the province secretariat. However, only seven are managing the secretariat at present.
Likewise, only eight out of the 21 assigned employees have reported for work at the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers, only four out of 23 assigned employees have reported for work at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law, only two out of the 18 assigned employees have reported for work at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Planning, and only two employees out of the 24 assigned employees have reported for work at the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Development.
Similarly, only four out of the 29 employees assigned to the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment and only one out of the 29 employees assigned to the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives have reported for work.
Not a single employee out of the 30 assigned employees has reported for work at the Ministry of Social Development.
The government has assigned 27 employees to the Province Assembly secretariat, Joint Secretary at the Province Assembly Secretariat Banshi Raj Poudel said. Some difficulties were faced in course of conducting the province assembly meeting on February 4 due to the shortage of employees, he said.