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DEO to operate mobile school for Yarsa pickers

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DUNAI — A mobile school is to be run for the this year too targeting on students moving to Himalayan meadow for picking Yarsagumba as part of their major source of income generation.

District Education Officer Yubaraj Poudel shared that mobile schools will be operated in different places of the district as in the past to create environment for education to school students.

It is noted that teachers, students, guardians and entire community people go to Himalayan meadow for picking Yarsagumba, a precious and rare herbal medicine.

Poudel shared that grade 1-5 students will be provided basic concepts and knowledge on environmental protection during their stay in meadow.

The students will also be made aware on how to collect Yarsagumba as part of the local subject, Poudel added.

As many as 700 students will get benefits from a month-long mobile class to be conducted in the Himalayan meadow.


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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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