October 10 : Preparations are underway to develop 50 villages of Karnali state as model villages within next three years.
The villages of Surkhet, Dailekh and Jajarkot districts of Karnali state to be developed as model villages with facilitation of Model Society Surkhet and partnership of local levels.
Executive Director of Model Society, Surkhet, Lal Bahadur Gharti Magar, said fourteen management committees have so far been formed in three districts for the same.
The villages selected for model villages are required to fulfill 102 assistant indexes making nine main indexes as the basis every year. Education, health, nutrition, drinking water and sanitation, livelihood, environment protection, tourism promotion, empowerment and rights are among the nine main indexes.