Prof Punya Pd Regmi appointed vice-chair of Karnali Province Planning Commission

SURKHET: The government of Karnali province has appointed Prof Dr Punya Prasad Regmi to the post of Vice-Chairperson of Province Planning Commission.

Today's cabinet meeting of the Karnali province government also appointed Dr Dipendra Rokaya and Yogendra Shahi as the commission members, said Spokesperson and Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, Bimala KC.

A cabinet meeting held on Monday had given permission for the formation of Province Planning Commission.The Chief Minister is the Chairperson of the Commission while chief Secretary of the provincial government is the ex-officio member and Secretary at the Economic Affairs and Planning Ministry the member-secretary of the Commission.

Prof Dr Regmi has already served as economic advisor to the then Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara. Similarly, Dr Rokaya is active in journalism sector since long while Shahi has already served as coordinator of National Youth Policy Taskforce and Vice-Chairperson of World Youth Council.