VOL. 14 No. 04, September 18, 2020 ( Ashwin 2, 2077) Publisher: Keshab Prasad Poudel Online Register Number: DOI 584/074-75
Published on: Sep 20, 2020
Having personally knew ins and outs of Nepali politics and political leaders, former President Pranab Mukherjee visited Nepal several times in different capacities. Personally he has high regards to the culture and religion of Nepal
By Keshab Poudel | Sep 01, 2020
This is where Covid science as currently practiced completely fails me and all who may come into contact with me. First, lockdown, i.e. converting my home into a hospital ICU and me and family members as its patients work only for the upper and upper-middle class and only for the isolation period, which itself is difficult to maintain.
By Dipak Gyawali | Sep 02, 2020
Most of the water security studies in Nepal have been context-specific. Some studies have focused on a farmer-managed irrigation system, some have focused on hydropower potentiality and some based on agricultural insecurity
By Pratik Poudel | Sep 08, 2020
They are superior to diesel pumps as they only require sunlight for fuel, have limited maintenance costs, and are lighter and easier to maneuver in Nepal’s rough terrains.
By Labisha Uprety and Dr. Vishnu Prasad Pandey | Sep 10, 2020
Practical Action Nepal, which has been working to increase the access of energy to the women and marginalized communities in different parts of Nepal, has shown that energy can transform the livelihood, health and economic conditions of people. With its vision, Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali, the government has also announced several inclusive programs and policies to increase access to energy and use it for broader economic development targeting marginalized communities and women. Started since 2010, Poor People's Energy Outlook (PPEO), Practical Action’s flagship publication, has been raising issues of universal access to energy, ensuring the participation of the poor in the total energy process. Given all these circumstances, the newly constituted Electricity Regulatory Commission (ERC) has taken PPEO’s bottom-up approach ensuring participation of Community Rural Electricity Entities (CREEs), women and marginalized groups in fixing the new tariff. With this new process, the rights of community-based institutions, women and the marginalized have been established in fixing energy tariff. However, there is still a long way to go to ensure broader participation, transparency and accountability in the planning to bring complete transformation in the livelihood of people through energy
By Keshab Poudel | Sep 20, 2020