Nepal Purbadhar

शुक्रबार, जेष्ठ ११, २०८१
Friday, May 24, 2024

शुक्रबार, जेष्ठ ११, २०८१
Friday, May 24, 2024

Bhim Gautam

Bhim Gautam

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Govt to provide electric stoves to 3.3 million households by 2030

Govt to provide electric stoves to 3.3 million households by 2030

KATHMANDU: In an effort to promote clean energy technology in cooking, the government has prepared a national action plan that envisages providing electric stoves to 3.3 million households by 2030.  Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC)

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Government passes ordinance to clear deck for power trade by private players

Government passes ordinance to clear deck for power trade by private players

KATHMANDU: On September 23, a meeting of the Council of Ministers passed the Bill to Amend Electricity Act 1991 through an ordinance paving the way for granting licenses to the private sector for electricity trade. 

Interview
“Good governance, policy reforms, and transparency are key factors to attract the private sector to green infrastructure investment”

“Good governance, policy reforms, and transparency are key factors to attract the private sector to green infrastructure investment”

Warren Evans is the Special Senior Advisor (Climate Change), at the Office of the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Evans gained more than 40 years of experience in sustainable development and climate change

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Achieving SDGs still challenging for Nepal

Achieving SDGs still challenging for Nepal

KATHMANDU: An investment worth Rs30.38 trillion is required for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 2016 to 2030. The need identification, cost estimation and financial strategy report for the SDGs prepared by

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“This is the Age of Green Infrastructure”

“This is the Age of Green Infrastructure”

KATHMANDU: Dr. Bindu Lohani is a former Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), who holds significant knowledge of the dynamics of sustainable development and climate change. Lohani played a remarkable role in sensitizing issues

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Private Sector Leads Leapfrogging in Electricity Generation

Private Sector Leads Leapfrogging in Electricity Generation

KATHMANDU: Up until 1990 when multiparty democracy was restored in Nepal, total electricity generation was hardly 176 MW with private sector contribution of only 9.4 MW. Almost a decade later, the budget for the fiscal

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Uncertainty of returns keeps private sector from investing in infrastructures

Uncertainty of returns keeps private sector from investing in infrastructures

KATHMANDU: A decade ago, Nepal Infrastructure Development Company Limited came up with an ambitious plan to build a four-lane tunnel expressway connecting the capital city to Hetauda. The government also granted permission to the private

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”PPA of Upper Karnali with GMR within one month”

”PPA of Upper Karnali with GMR within one month”

Habibur Rahaman, Secretary of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources of Bangladesh, is in Kathmandu leading the Bangladeshi delegation for the 4th secretary-level Joint Steering Committee (JSC) meeting for Nepal-Bangladesh energy collaboration, scheduled on

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Big projects, big failures

Big projects, big failures

KATHMANDU: In 1960, Santa Bahadur Pun, then an intermediate, had no idea about what subject to choose for the next academic level.  Some hydropower experts suggested that he pursue hydro-engineering. The only reason for encouraging

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Legally powerful IBN, powerless in practice

Legally powerful IBN, powerless in practice

KATHMANDU: Fed up with the excessively slow delivery of big infrastructure projects, then Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai came to the conclusion that country needs a dedicated powerful body to promote and facilitate large-scale investment.