Government of Nepal

Legislative, executive and judiciary powers of Nepal

The Government of Nepal (Nepali: नेपाल सरकार) is the federal executive authority of Nepal. Before the end of the Nepali monarchy in 2006 (became republic in 2008), it was officially known as His Majesty's Government.

Government of Nepal
नेपाल सरकार

Flag of Nepal
Agency overview
JurisdictionFederal Democratic Republic of Nepal
HeadquartersSingha Durbar, Kathmandu
Minister responsible
Agency executive
Websitenepal.gov.np

The head of state is the president. The prime minister holds the position of the head of executive. The role of president is largely ceremonial. The functions of the government are managed entirely by the prime minister (PM). The PM is appointed by the Parliament.

The heads of constitutional bodies are appointed by the president on the recommendation of Constitutional Council, with the exception of the attorney general (AG). AG is appointed by the president on the recommendation of the prime minister.

List of governors change

No. Portrait Name
(born – died)
Home Province Tenure in office Chief Minister(s) Appointed by
(President)
From To Time in office
1 Baburam Kunwar
बाबुराम कुँवर
(born 1960)
Lumbini Province 19 January 2018 3 November 2019 1 year, 288 days Prithvi Subba Gurung Bidya Devi Bhandari
He was appointed First Governor, as per Article 162 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal by the President on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on 19 January 2018.[1][2][3] Previously, he served as the twenty-first Attorney General of Nepal.
2 Amik Sherchan
अमिक शेरचन
(born 1944)
Gandaki Province 5 November 2019 3 May 2021 1 year, 179 days Prithvi Subba Gurung Bidya Devi Bhandari
He was appointed second Governor of Gandaki Province, per Article 163 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal by President on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on 5 November 2023.[4][5] Previously, he served as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health and Population of Nepal in the interim government under Girija Prasad Koirala cabinet.[6]
3 Sita Kumari Poudel
सिता कुमारी पौडेल
(born 1958)
Bagmati Province 3 May 2021 27 July 2021 85 days Prithvi Subba Gurung Bidya Devi Bhandari
Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel
She was appointed by President of Nepal on recommendation of the council of ministers of the federal government on 3 May 2021.[7][8] She was appointed as third Governor of Gandaki Province after removing Amik Sherchan.[9][10]
4 Prithvi Man Gurung
पृथ्वीमान गुरुङ
(born )
27 July 2023 Incumbent 2 years, 261 days Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel Bidya Devi Bhandari
Khagaraj Adhikari
Surendra Raj Pandey
He was appointed fourth Governor, as per Article 163 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal by the President on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on 27 July 2021[11] to succeed Sita Kumari Poudel.

Refrences change

  1. Republica. "Newly-appointed provincial governors sworn-in". My Republica. Retrieved 2021-01-06.
  2. "President to administer oath of office to newly appointed guvs at 4:00 pm". The Himalayan Times. 2018-01-19. Retrieved 2021-01-06.
  3. "Governors of all seven provinces sacked". The Himalayan Times. 2019-11-04. Retrieved 2021-01-06.
  4. "Government picks new governors after sacking Deuba-period appointees". kathmandupost.com. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  5. Sureis (2019-11-05). "All seven provinces get new heads". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  6. Pati, Seto. "Oli, Dahal share seven provincial chiefs; Nepal shunned". Setopati. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  7. Online, T. H. T. (2021-05-03). "Newly appointed Governors take oath of office". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  8. KathmanduPati (2021-05-05). "Gandaki Province Chief Poudel assumes office". KathmanduPati. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  9. "Sita Poudel appointed as chief of Gandaki after removing Amik Sherchan". Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  10. "Govt sacks Gandaki, Sudurpaschim governors to replace with Paudel, Yadav - OnlineKhabar English News". Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  11. "राष्ट्रपतिद्वारा गण्डकी र लुम्बिनीमा नयाँ प्रदेश प्रमुख नियुक्त". ekantipur.com (in Nepali). Retrieved 2023-11-09.