April 20 The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has questioned the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MoWCSW) over the reported anomalies in the newly established Child Rights Fund.
In its directive issued on Tuesday, the constitutional anti-graft body has asked the MoWCSW to come up with original documents explaining the procedures that were followed while establishing the children fund and opening its bank account.
The directive comes in response to a report about irregularity and abuse of authority while instituting the fund.
The report mentioned that the ministry established the fund illegally, formulating Regulation Financial Aid Mobilization and Management 2009.
The ministry has opened the fund’s bank account (001010102) at Nepal Investment Bank.
The directive has not revealed whether the report implicated incumbent Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Sarbadev Prasad Ojha.