Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) (in Nepali: संघीय मामिला तथा समान्य प्रशासन मन्त्रालय) is considering the results of the planned development system, various countries of the world started adopting a centralized national development strategy in Nepal from the middle of the 20th century. The Department of Local Development was established in the year 2028 BS (1971 AD)under the then Ministry of Home Affairs and Panchayats.
With the timely change in the political and economic environment of the country, the work of changing the names and structural forms of government mechanisms related to local development began. As a result, the Ministry of Local Development was established in 2037 BS and the Center has been playing a leading leadership role for the overall local governance, development, and service delivery of Nepal. In this context, with the political change in the year 2062/063 BS, the name of the Ministry was changed to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration.
It has been performing the role of the central body of federal affairs and staff administration by manipulating the administrative responsibilities of various ministries through administrative restructuring and in accordance with the responsibilities are given by the Constitution and Civil Service Act 2049 and Rules 2050 of Nepal.
In addition to the above-mentioned work, the main responsibility of this ministry, which covers a large area of the country, is to facilitate the development and service delivery at the local level. The Ministry is currently carrying out capacity building and facilitation coordination and facilitation of 753 local levels including 77 District Coordination Committees, 6 Metropolitan City, 11 Sub-metropolises, 276 Municipalities, and 460 rural municipalities.
Coordinating, assisting, facilitating, and supporting local levels as per the Constitution of Nepal, Responsibilities, and Scope of Local Government, Local Government Operation Act 2074, Intergovernmental Financial Management Act 2075 and circulars and guidelines issued by this Ministry. It has been playing an effective role in the field of coordination, cooperation, facilitation, and cooperation.
In this context, various efforts have been made for inclusion, social mobilization, capacity building, and empowerment of Adivasi, Janajati, Dalit, marginalized oppressed class, and community.
Location: Singhadurbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Notice Board: 1618014200309
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