Nepal Gazette now also available in website

KATHMANDU: Nepal Gazette, government’s official journal, is now also available in the website. The government gazettes published since 2008 to 2070 BS have been put on website.

The gazette has been made available at The Department of Printing has kept 120,000 copies of the Nepal Gazette from 7 August 1951 to 13 April 2014 in the website.

Amid a function to launch the website organised by the Department here today, Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai, said that the initiation of the website would further help government's concept of rendering all the government offices 'paperless'.

"Works like printing of passports, citizenship should now be done within the country through the Department of Printing," he said, adding that the government is gearing up towards making the Department well-equipped in the coming days in order to carry out security print works as well.

Chairman of the Administrative Court Kashi Raj Dahal said the publication of the Nepal Gazette had started as per the concept of making the information related to the government's decisions public and work in a transparent and authentic manner. He called on the Department to enhance the skills of its employees now.

Secretary at the National Planning Commission (NPC), Suresh Man Shrestha, said that the NPC has been making public its policies and plans through the website and is currently in the process of archiving the 14th National Plan.

Director General at the Department Shankar Aryal highlighted the importance of the Gazette in informing the people about the different Acts and Regulations as well as important government notices and hoped the website would be useful to that end.