November 7 : Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided not to grant permission for the operation of new schools in its boundary.
The metropolitan city said it has come up with the decision to lay emphasis on quality improvement of existing schools. According to Kathmandu Metropolitan City Department of Education granting permission to new schools has been put on hold with the rise in number of schools.
Presently 91 public schools and 643 institutional schools are in operation in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.
The department sources said the local school curriculum would include Nepal language, sustainable development, environment, education and traffic management from next academic calendar.