Eleven of the 33 Joint-secretaries of the Government were promoted to the post of Secretary.
Those promoted include Narayan Kumar Malegu, Uddav Baskota, Janardan Nepal, Laxman Kumar Pokharel, Suman Prasad Sharma, Shanta Raj Subedi, Atmaram Pandey, Rana Bahadur Shrestha, Sharada Prasad Trital, Narendra Dahal and Shanta Bahadur Shrestha, according to Spokesperson of the Government and Minister for Information and Communications Raj Kishore Yadav.
Similarly, the Government has transferred Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture Development, Dr Ganesh Raj Joshi to the post of Secretary at the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).
Likewise, Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, Krishna Hari Banskota has been transferred to the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and Narayan Gopal Malegu to the post of Secretary of the same Office.
Shanta Raj Subedi has been given the responsibility of the Finance Ministry, Laxman Kumar Pokharel the Office of the Vice-president, Jaya Mukunda Khala the Ministry of Agriculture Development, Rana Bahadur Shrestha the Ministry of Land Reforms and Management and Shanta Bahadur Shrestha the Ministry of Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation.
Likewise, Krishna Gyawali has been given the responsibility of the Industry Ministry, Dinesh Hari Adhikari the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Dhruva Sharma the Office of the President, Sushil Ghimire the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction and Hari Nepal the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
Similarly, Dr Yadav Bista and Dr Bhanu Chandra Shaha have been promoted to the post of Brigadier General (Technical) of the Nepali Army.
The meeting today also appointed Laxman Humagain to the post of General Manager of Nepal Television for a term of four years while Dipak Rauniyar was appointed the Executive Director of the Hydropower Investment and Development Company Limited for a four-year term.