Friday , 7th August 2020

PM Oli directs all local levels for appropriate management of street people

Kathmandu- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed all local levels to make appropriate management for orphan, helpless and street people by rescuing them.

Inaugurating the branch of Manab Sewa Ashram at Kaushaltar of Bhaktapur on Sunday, Prime Minister Oli said all local levels should start efforts for the same.

On the occasion, he announced to provide Rs 10 million financial assistance to Manab Sewa Ashram.

The Ashram has been giving shelter to street people. The PM said, “The government will provide Rs 10 million financial aid to the campaign launched with an objective of declaring Nepal helpless and street people-free country.

He also asked the organisation to establish a revolving fund from the financial assistance. Prime Minister Oli also announced to provide Rs 3,000 each to helpless and orphan people, brought to the organization rescuing them, every month. He further said that he was impressed from the campaign of the organisation as it was launched with social service spirit and the government and local levels should help such campaign.

The Prime Minister also urged all to involve in humanitarian service rather than insulting people and uploading unnecessary things in social sites. Similarly, member of House of Representatives Mahesh Basnet, Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Bidya Sundar Shakya and Deputy-Mayor of Madhyapurthimi municipality, Anjana Madhikarmi, among others also stressed the need of standing together to support such campaign. Likewise, Patron of the Ashram, Dr Govinda Tondon pointed out the need of support and collaboration in humanitarian service.

The organisation, whose central office is in Hetauda, has now 16 branches in 14 districts including Makawanpur, Chitwan, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kaski, Baglung, and Gorkha. According to the organisation, it has so far rescued more than 2,000 people from the street. RSS