Published on: Aug 03, 2023
Here in Nepal, we face our own unique challenges due to human induced climate change. The changing climate in Nepal has already begun to affect various aspects of the country, including water resources, ecosystems, agriculture, and urban areas.
By Arup Rajouria | Jul 17, 2023
NCCSP2 has multi-pronged approaches in supporting the municipalities. As planned, it provides technical and financial supports to implement CCA interventions to help climate vulnerable communities build adaptive capacity and assist in making the infrastructures climate-resilient.
By Batu Uprety | Jul 19, 2023
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has become the driving force behind a remarkable shift in the country's energy landscape. With a steady and reliable supply of quality electricity, industries, automobiles, and individual households have experienced a surge in electricity usage, leading to a significant reduction in the import of diesel, gasoline, and Liquefied Petroleum Products (LPG). The appeal of electricity over expensive fossil fuels has made it the preferred choice for businesses, households, and vehicle users alike. While specific data on the micro-level impact is yet to be fully explored, the increased consumption of electricity has undeniably contributed to a noteworthy decline in petroleum product imports this year, translating into substantial savings in foreign cash for the nation.
By Keshab Poudel | Jul 28, 2023
Chandra Prasad Dhakal, the President of the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), embarked on his tenure with a five-point agenda and his three point principle. Over the course of his first one hundred days in office, Dhakal successfully accomplished numerous significant initiatives on both national and international levels. Amidst Nepal's current economic crisis and the challenges faced by the industrial sector and business communities, Dhakal's leadership has been pivotal in driving positive change during his term as FNCCI's president. With his clear vision and mission, Dhakal successfully hits numbers issues keeping the pace for another four years
By Keshab Poudel | Aug 03, 2023
With the low snow melting, Nepal’s largest 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower’s generation has been severely affected this year. MOHAN PRASAD GAUTAM, Chief Executive Officer of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd, with extensive experience in working on hydropower projects, shared his insights on the challenges they are facing in an interview with NEW SPOTLIGHT at his office. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent | Aug 04, 2023
Amidst numerous ongoing construction projects across different regions in the country, such as the Kali Gandaki basin and Sunkoshi and Bhote Koshi basins, the Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Kul Man Ghising, faces mounting pressure to ensure the timely completion of substations and transmission lines. These projects play a crucial role in strengthening the nation's power infrastructure and meeting the increasing demand for electricity.
By Keshab Poudel | Aug 05, 2023
Avoiding unnecessary pressure from business group, Nepal Rastra Bank governor Maha Prasad Adhikari finally has unveiled a New Monetary Policy. Although it provides certain relief to share market and real states, the policy has not compromised on financial stability and disciplne
By Keshab Poudel | Aug 06, 2023