NC discusses with stakeholders on school education bill

KATHMANDU: The Parliamentary Party of the Nepali Congress has held discussions with stakeholders on the issues including the School Education Bill registered in the House of Representatives and an agreement signed between the government and teachers.

NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba, Vice-President Purna Bahadur Khadka, General-Secretary Gagan Thapa, and Chief Whip Ramesh Lekhak, among other lawmakers, are present in the meeting taking place in New Baneshwor.

Similarly, Chiefs and representatives of Nepal Teachers Federation, Private, and Boarding Schools’ Organization Nepal, Higher Secondary Schools’ Association Nepal National Private and Boarding Schools’ Organization Nepal, and Community School Management Committee Federation of Nepal are also present in the discussion.

On the occasion, Chief Whip Lekhak expressed commitment that the NC would play a role in revising the School Education Bill on the basis of suggestions of stakeholders.

The Nepal Teachers’ Federation had launched a protest in Kathmandu from September 20-22 and the Federation withdrew its protest after signing a six-point deal with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. However, relief quota teachers are still in protest. The School Education Bill was registered in the House of Representatives on September 13.


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