July 3, 2017
After over a year of internal preparation, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is ready to introduce a paperless governance system from mid-July this year. KMC wanted to make its services available at the public’s doorsteps. For the first time in Nepal, KMC will switch to paperless governance under the Municipal Administration and Revenue System project.
Initially, day-to-day work such as relationship verification, vital registration and revenue submission in all wards of the metropolitan city will be handled the online from mid-July. Going forward, KMC will provide all its services through online system so that the general public can avail of its services from their homes, according to the KMC Information Officer Basanta Acharya.
According to KMC, it will cost around Rs 40 million for the metropolis to switch to e-governance system. Asian Development Bank and the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development are funding this project.