Tag: Kathmandu Metropolitan City

Kathmandu schools disobey city govt’s order to roll back fee hike

Kathmandu, May 3 Private schools in Kathmandu city have disobeyed the local government’s order to roll back the fee hike decision. Earlier around two months ago, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City had decided to hike the fees of private schools in its jurisdiction. However, the city government had scrapped the decision after a few weeks, apparently […]

Kathmandu mayor accuses deputy of deferring action on Khulamanch encroachment

Kathmandu, April 26 Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya has accused his deputy, Hari Prabha Khadgi, of deferring action against the traders who allegedly encroached Khulamanch, an open space at the centre of capital. Recently, media reports have suggested that a contractor, assigned to operate a temporary bus pack in the space, built shops […]

Kathmandu city rolls back private school fee hike

Kathmandu, April 25 After protests from stakeholders, the local government of Kathmandu city has rolled back its decision to hike the fees of private schools running in its jurisdiction. A meeting of the Education Committee of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City scrapped the earlier decision of School Categorisation and Monitoring Committee. Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya himself […]

KMC launches free checkup service for senior citizens

Kathmandu, April 17 The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has begun a free checkup service targeting senior citizens receiving social security allowances. The Mayor’s Free Health Checkup service has begun from ward 15 of KMC. The senior citizens receiving social security from KMC would get checkup services and also get 20 per cent discount in medicines. […]

Up to Rs 500 fine for vehicles not stopping at Kathmandu zebra crossings

Kathmandu, April 11 Vehicles which do not stop at zebra crossing will be fined up Rs 500, according to a new law. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has endorsed a bill which has stated the responsibility of both the diver and the passenger. Article 12 (D) of the act states that if the driver doesn’t stop […]

KMC fixes fees for private schools

Kathmandu, April 10 The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has fixed fees for private schools operating in areas under its jurisdiction for the academic session beginning later this month. The local government categorised the schools into four groups–A, B, C and D–and decided maximum fees for each of them. KMC Education Department’s official Nirmala KC informs that […]