Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Nepal)
|शिक्षा, विज्ञान तथा प्रविधि मन्त्रालय|
|Headquarters||Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal|
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. 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. 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.
Former Ministers of Education
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||Nepali Congress||25 February 2014||Minister of Education|
|2||Giriraj Mani Pokharel||Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)||19 October 2015|
|3||Dhaniram Paudel||Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)||14 August 2016||31 May 2017|
|4||Gopal Man Shrestha||Nepal Loktantrik Forum||7 June 2017||15 February 2018|
|5||Giriraj Mani Pokharel||Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)||16 March 2018||Ministry of Education, Science and Technology|
- Gender inequality in Nepal
- Human rights in Nepal
- List of schools in Nepal
- List of engineering colleges in Nepal (intake capacity of engineering colleges)
- List of universities and colleges in Nepal
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