Rayamajhi panel report to be out soon: Minister

Kathmandu, November 28:

The government will soon publicise the report of the Rayamajhi Commission, Minister of State for Information and Communication Dilendra Prasad Badu said today. Based on the report, the government will penalise those found guilty of suppressing the Jana Andolan-II, he said.

The government has decided to utilise Japan government’s grant assistance of Rs 662 million on education, drinking water, health, local development, agriculture, cleanliness, reconstruction, and maintaining peace in the country, Badu, told journalists at the ministry.

Informing the press about cabinet decisions made on Monday, he also confirmed the government’s decision of giving Rs 100 million as advance to Maoist spokesperson Krishna Bahadur Mahara to manage cantonments and for feeding Maoist fighters.

The amount, however, will be subjected to auditing.

Monday’s cabinet decision had constituted a high-level committee to study the report prepared by the Rayamajhi Commission and suggest the government accordingly.

The government has also announced a holiday for all the disabled on the International Disabled Day, which is observed on December 3.The government has also decided to pass a policy to promote agricultural and vocational products to reduce poverty and to encourage domestic import of agricultural items, he said.