KATHMANDU: Chief Secretary Lilamani Paudel has said civil servants have not been able to carry out works with high morale due to political conflict.
At a programme that Media Vision had organised on the occasion of the Civil Service Day today, Chief Secretary Paudel said there was impact of political uncertainty on civil servants as well. He said partisan interest of political parties had impacted the bureaucracy negatively. Paudel stressed the need to develop a system that is accountable to the people by making the bureaucracy stronger and more transparent.
He added that the government has initiated necessary homework for the same.
On the occasion, chairman of the Nepal Civil Servant Employees’ Organisation, Bholanath Pokhrel, said civil service could not be accountable to the people because of extreme politicisation of the service. Different people, including chairman of Nepal National Employees’ Organisation Civil Service, Yamnath Pokhrel, and Subodh Kumar Devkota of the Nepal Employees’ Union, stressed the need to change the existing state mechanism to make civil servants accountable to the people.