Kathmandu,9 Nov 2014: The Development Committee under the Legislature-Parliament today directed the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Nepal Telecommunications Authority to make the telecommunication services effective and qualitative.
The meeting of the Committee directed the authorities concerned to make the telecommunication services effective and qualitative as it was reported that the services provided by the Nepal Telecom and other private telecommunication agencies was ineffective.
Similarly, the Committee directed the bodies to expand optical fiber networkingÂ Â services in every village within this fiscal year.
The Committee has further directed to the authority concerned and telecommunications providing agencies to report their current service condition and effectiveness.
The Committee has urged the Ministry to launch effective infrastructure development programmers in the remote village by using the fund collected for rural telecommunication programmes.
The fund currently has Rs 10 billion for the purpose.
Similarly, the Committee has directed the Information Ministry to coordinate with the Ministry of Science and Technology to bring effective and integrated policy to lunch and monitor the telecommunications services across the country.
Chairperson at the Committee Rabindra Adhikari directed the concerned bodies and agencies to make inter connectivity cheaper and effective among the service providing agencies.
While taking part in the meeting, lawmakers have complained that the telecommunications services were not effective and reliable.
Lawmakers, Sita Giri, Ganesh Singh Thagunna, Ranjana Kumari Sharma, Prem Bahadur Ale, Ram Chandra Pokharel and Jeevan Bahadur Shahi took part in the meeting.
Â Similarly, acting secretary at the Ministry Shanta Bahadur Malla, chairperson at the NTC Authority Digambar Jha and Managing Director Buddhi Prasad Acharya expressed their commitment to make the services effective as per the direction of the committee. Source RSS Â