Kathmandu: Newly-appointed Chief Minister of Bagmati Province, Shalikram Jamakattel has decided to cut back the number of ministries in the province while taking charge of office today.
He signed a paper to this connection while assuming office. Chief Minister Jamakattel signed a decision on forming a taskforce under the coordination of Chief Secretary at the Office of the Chief Minister, Mukunda Prasad Niraula, for reducing the number of ministries. The taskforce will present its report within 15 days.
In brief comments after assuming office, Chief Minister Jamakattel said a decision to cut back on the number of ministries in the province has been made to address the public concerns that the number of ministries in the province was comparatively high.