VOL. 14 No. 13, February 26, 2021 (Falgun 14, 2077) Publisher: Keshab Prasad Poudel Online Register Number: DOI 584/074-75
Published on: Feb 27, 2021
Koshi basin is the referred to those areas where KoshiRiver is the main source of livelihood. It drains an area of 92,538 sq. Km. and supports 10 million people upstream and 30 million people downstream.
By Pratik Poudel | Feb 19, 2021
Having extensive knowledge of disaster mitigation, Professor Satoru Nishikawa, University of Nagoya, Disaster Mitigation Research Center (DMRC), has visited seven times in Nepal after the earthquake 2015. He is a widely respected expert on disaster reduction in Japan. He spoke to Keshab Poudel via zoom meeting.
By Keshab Poudel | Feb 24, 2021
Although transferring water from its source to other parts is always difficult, the Hindu Philosophy places a bet on Bhagirath Prayas to complete such tasks. Nepal’s Malamchi Water Project has shown a similar Bhagirath Prayas at work. Conceived in late 1980s and championed in early 1990s by former prime minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Melamchi Drinking Water Project has seen several leaders coming and going. As the project suffered mishandling at different levels, Minister for Drinking Water Mani Chandra Thapa and Secretary Madhav Belbase, who is at the last leg of his tenure, have finally seen the diversion of water of Melamchi through a 27.5-kilometer tunnel to Kathmandu valley
By Keshab Poudel | Feb 27, 2021