Kathmandu, Nov. 8 -- Provinces, which currently have no role in regulating and supervising domestic and foreign non-governmental organisations, will soon have some defining role with the Social Welfare Council working on a coordination policy among the three layers of government.

After the Province 1 government last month formally wrote to the council asking to clarify the role of the provincial government, the council moved ahead with the process of preparing the policy.

"A board meeting of the council passed the draft of the policy on Sunday," said Durga Prasad Bhattarai, information officer at the council. "We held a stakeholders meeting on Tuesday. We will issue the policy after we get consent from the government."

He said the coun...