Education sector draws most plaints

Kathmandu, June 10

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has received the highest number of complaints related to the education sector in the fiscal 2017/18.

Similarly, the data with the CIAA shows that the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development and the Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives are in the second and third position on the list.

As many 3,044 complaints filed at CIAA are related to the education sector, 2,904 complaints related to the Ministry of General Administration and Federal Affairs, and 1,087 complaints related to the Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives.

Spokesperson for the CIAA Rameshwor Dangal said most of the complaints were related to irregularities in scholarship distribution, development of infrastructure and book procurement. The complaints are also related to irregularities in the appointment of temporary teachers.

Dangal said the complaints related to MoFAGA included misuse of social welfare fund, appointment of temporary workers at the local levels and misuse of the fund provided for infrastructure development to the local governments.

Other complaints filed at the CIAA include transfer of the government land to individual’s names.

“In this fiscal so far, we received a total of 9,098 complaints,” he added.