KATHMANDU, April 10, 2018: Mr Giriraj Mani Pokharel Minister of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) said that new education act will be formulated in a year.
“The old rules and regulations based on the 47-year-old Education Act will be replaced with a new education act next (Nepali) year.” Said Mr.Pokharel while speaking with the social development ministers and secretaries of the seven provinces in Kathmandu
The provincial ministers encouraged the MoEST to hand over universities, vocational institutions, National Examinations Board, resources and manpower to the provinces as per the spirit of the Constitution of Nepal.
The local bodies have been found wrongly issuing permissions to new private schools under the Company Act complained Minister Pokharel. “The eighth amendment to the Education Act provisions that new schools shall be governed by Trust Act. The local bodies should immediately stop such irresponsible act,” Stated Mr Pokharel