Finance Ministry allocates Rs 819.59 m to provide financial package to combatants who have chosen voluntary retirement
The Ministry of Finance has allocated Rs 819.59 million with a view to concluding the ongoing peace process by providing financial package to the former Maoist combatants who have chosen voluntary retirement.
Officials at the Army Integration Special Committee (AISC) Secretariat, which is responsible for monitoring, rehabilitation and integration of former Maoist combatants, said that the former Maoist combatants opting for voluntary retirement will be paid in lump sum from Friday.
According to reports, the junior commissioned officers will be discharged from the respective camps whereas the officer level fighters will be discharged from the Nepal Army School at Chitwan by organising a farewell ceremony.
The combatants opting for voluntary retirement will get Rs. 500,000 to 800,000 along with travel expense. Nepalnews.com