Kathmandu, October 3
The Ministry of Education has transferred various education officials as District Education Officers in 50 districts.
Other officers have been transferred as senior trainer, deputy DEOs, and deputy directors to various offices under the education ministry.
A transfer list made public in MoE’s official website recently states that Jaya Prasad Acharya, deputy director at Curriculum Development Centre, has been transferred as DEO to Kathmandu, while the DEOs in Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur districts have not been changed.
The current DEO of Kathmandu district Shankar Bahadur Gautam has been deputed as DEO in Kaski.
Similarly, Yogendra Baral and Ram Raja Khakurel, deputy directors at Department of Education, have been transferred as DEOs to Jhapa and Dolpa respectively.
Chaitanya Niraula has been transferred as DEO to Taplejung; Krishna Prasad Pokharel as DEO to Terhathum; Ram Bahadur Thapa as DEO to Dhankuta; Dik Bahadur Rai as DEO to Solukhumbu; Hari Har Dhital as DEO to Udayapur, and Mahendra Mahato as DEO to Dhanusha, among others.
Similarly, many other under-secretaries have been transferred to various districts.
Currently, there are 383 under-secretaries in the education ministry. This is the first transfer in the education sector after the new Education Minister Dhaniram Poudel and State Minister for Education Dhanamaya B K (Khanal) assumed their offices.
According to a source at the ministry, ministry officials made the final transfer list public after three days of thorough discussions.
A version of this article appears in print on October 04, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.