Relations of the Answers Minister within the control of the Insurance coverage Committee

9 Dec, Kathmandu. The government has appointed two directors of the regulatory body Insurance Committee. The last meeting of the Council of Ministers has appointed Shobha Kant Poudel and Santosh Rijal as members of the Board of Directors.

Poudel is the Director General of the Inland Revenue Department. Rijal, appointed on behalf of the insured, is Finance Minister Janardan Sharma’s own brother-in-law.

As there is an arrangement to appoint any insured, the Finance Minister has taken relatives on behalf of the insured person. Rijal is in the teaching profession.

The Insurance Committee is the apex body of the insurance sector. As the insurance companies have the right to regulate and supervise, the insurance committee is considered an attractive body for government appointments.


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