The government is to distribute identity cards to 391,831 poor households.
A meeting of Council of Ministers held at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers today decided to distribute ID cards to the families.
Details of 1.2 million households were collected in 25 districts as per the poor households, identity card management and distribution guidelines, said Spokesperson of the government, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki.
The meeting also formed a three-member high-level talks team to address the demands of Prof Dr Govinda KC permanently. Dr KC is on a hunger-strike for the past few days.
Also the Finance Minister, Spokesperson Karki said that the team under the coordination of Secretary of the Education Ministry has been formed where secretaries of Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and Health Ministry are the members.