Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport[1]
भौतिक पूर्वाधार तथा यातायात मन्त्रालय
Agency overview
Formed2000
HeadquartersSingha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Minister responsible
Websitewww.mopit.gov.np

The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport is a governmental body of Nepal that oversees infrastructure developments including transportation systems, most prominently linking rural areas, in Nepal. The ministry is located in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu.[1] As of November 2019, the ministry is led by Basanta Kumar Nemwang.

Organisational structure

While the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation oversees air transportation, the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport deals with domestic transport including road and rail transportation as well as waterways.[2] The Ministry has several departments and subdivisions:[3]

Former Ministers of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

This is a list of former Ministers of Physical Infrastructure and Transport since the Nepalese Constituent Assembly election in 2013:

Name Party Assumed office Left office
1 Bimalendra Nidhi[4] Nepali Congrss
2 Bijay Kumar Gachhadar[5] Nepal Loktantrik Forum 12 October 2015 4 August 2016
3 Ramesh Lekhak[6] Nepali Congress 4 August 2016 31 May 2017
4 Bir Bahadur Balayar[7] Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
5 Raghubir Mahaseth Nepal Communist Party 16 March 2018 20 November 2019
6 Basanta Kumar Nembwang[8] Nepal Communist Party 21 November 2019 Incubment

References

  1. ^ a b "Welcome To Ministry Of Physical Infrastructure & Transport". Government of Nepal. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ "लक्ष्य दुरदृस्टी उद्देश्य" (in Nepali). Government of Nepal. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  3. ^ "वार्षिक प्रगति प्रतिवेदन" (PDF) (in Nepali). Government of Nepal. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Nepal Cabinet sworn in". Trade Bridge Consultants. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Oli sworn in as PM; Thapa, Gachhadar take oath as DPMs (in pictures)". The Kathmandu Post. 12 October 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  6. ^ "13 new ministers take oath from President". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  7. ^ "PM Deuba expands his cabinet, finally". República. 26 July 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Newly appointed ministers take oath". The Himalayan Times. 21 November 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2020.