Nepali Congress Chairman Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the school education bill should be passed so that the problems of stakeholders including community school teachers and staff are solved.
Parliamentary Party of the Nepali Congress has held discussions with stakeholders on the issues including School Education Bill registered in the House of Representatives and agreement signed between the government and teachers.
The National Examinations Board (NEB) has started conducting grade increment examinations for class 12 students from today.
Acting Prime Minister and Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has expressed the government's full commitment towards the agreement reached with teachers discontented with the provisions of the School Education Bill.
Minister for Education, Science and Technology Ashok Kumar Rai said implementation of the six-point agreement reached with Nepal Teachers Federation was at the hand of sovereign parliament.
Seventeen students who were arrested by police on Friday afternoon for demonstrating over the School Education Bill have been freed.
Police have arrested 17 students associated with a student organisation of the Revolutionary Nepal Communist Party (Revolutionary-NCP) led by Mohan Baidya, in front of Singha Durbar.
NTF is on protest, expressing its dissatisfaction over several of the provisions in the bill related to school education that is registered in the Federal Parliament. Today is the second day of the teachers' Kathmandu-centred street protests.
Expressing the dissatisfaction over the government-introduced education bill government school teachers staged a protest for the second day in Kathmandu on Thursday.
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has urged teachers not to disrupt classes while advocating for their rights.
Acting Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Purna Bahadur Khadka, has said demands which are not against the constitution and the existing economy can sustain, could be included in the School Education Bill registered in the parliament.
Acting Prime Minister and Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has presented awards to the best schools, teachers, staff and principals at a programme organised by the Main Celebration Committee today on the occasion of National Education Day, 2023.
The National Education Day, 2080 is being observed across the country today under the slogan, 'inclusive and skill-based education and retention of youths within country'.