Notes on lesson on Civic Consciousness |

Civic Consciousness

After completing this lesson, student must be able to:

  • Describe about the  constitution.
  • Describe  six constitution of Nepal.
  • Explain the salient features of the interim constitution of Nepal 2063.
  • Discuss about our fundamental rights.
  • Explain the duties of Nepalese citizens.
  • Explain about  good governance.
  • Explain about civil societies.
  • Explain about unity in diversity.


An Introduction to Constitution

The constitution is essential for the preservation of people’s rights and justice, to fulfill the wish of the people and to direct the nation to a specific goal. This note introduces us with the concept of constitution.

The Constitutional Development of Nepal

Constitutional development began with the promulgation of Rana Prime Minister Padma Shamsher constitutional reforms in 2004 BS. This note contains a description of the constitutional development of Nepal.

Fundamental Rights

All the civil rights enshrined by the constitution are known as fundamental rights. This note contains description on Our Fundamental Rights.

Fundamental Duties

Duty means doing something good for others' benefit. There are three types of duties as implied by our constitution. They are moral duties, legal duties and civil duties. This note contains description on Duties of Nepalese Citizens.

Good Governance

Governance refers to the system or manner the government works in. Governance describes the process of decision-making and process by which its decisions are carried out. This note contains a description of good governance and its characteristics.

Civil Societies

The term ‘civil society’ collectively refers to all voluntary, civic and social organizations and institutions. This note contains a description of civil societies of Nepal.

Unity in Diversity

Nepal is a small world in itself. It has diversity both in its physical and cultural aspects. Nepali people are united linguistically and culturally. This note contains a description on how Nepal is united though there is vast diversity.

Right to Information

The facts, data, knowledge or details of something of someone is referred as information. It is the data that is organized for a certain purpose. Right to information is the right to obtain the sample of the verified documents or information. This note has information about right to information.