Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Nepal)

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Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
शिक्षा, विज्ञान तथा प्रविधि मन्त्रालय
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Agency overview
Formed 1951
Headquarters Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Minister responsible
Website moestys.gov.np

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Nepali: शिक्षा, विज्ञान तथा प्रविधि मन्त्रालय) is a governmental body of Nepal responsible for the overall development of education in Nepal. The ministry is responsible for formulating educational policies and plans and managing and implementing them across the country through the institutions under it.[1][2][3] In 2018, under the second Oli cabinet, the portfolio of the ministry was enlarged and the portfolios of Science and Technology were added to the then Ministry of Education, while the Ministry of Science and Technology was discontinued.[4] The current minister of Education, Science and Technology is Giriraj Mani Pokharel, who has already had this post in the first Oli cabinet in 2015.[5]

Former Ministers of Education[edit]

This is a list of all ministers of Education since the Nepalese Constituent Assembly election in 2013:

Name Party Assumed Office Left Office Portfolio
1 Chitra Lekha Yadav[6] Nepali Congress 25 February 2014 Minister of Education
2 Giriraj Mani Pokharel[5] Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 19 October 2015
3 Dhaniram Paudel[7] Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 14 August 2016 31 May 2017
4 Gopal Man Shrestha[8] Nepal Loktantrik Forum 7 June 2017 15 February 2018
5 Giriraj Mani Pokharel[9] Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 16 March 2018 Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Education, Ministry of (15 October 2017). "Ministry of Education , Singhdurbar, Kathmandu, Nepal". Mor.gov.np. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Read online latest news and articles from Nepal". Ekantipur.com. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Latest Education News - Page 1". Edusanjal. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Government restructuring its ministries". República. Retrieved 20 March 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "9 ministers sworn in". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 12 October 2017. 
  6. ^ "Meet the new cabinet of ministers". Nepali Times. Retrieved 1 October 2017. 
  7. ^ "Five new ministers sworn in". Setopati. Retrieved 12 October 2017. 
  8. ^ "Deuba sworn in as 40th PM, forms Cabinet by inducting 7 ministers". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  9. ^ "PM inducts 15 new ministers in his Cabinet". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 1 April 2018.