Attending the Hollow Brick Promotion Campaign alongside the mayor of Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) Chiri Babu Maharjan and senior government officials from the federal, provincial, and local levels, European Union Ambassador to Nepal Nona Deprez demonstrated the EU's strong commitment to Nepal to promote energy-efficient new hollow brick. BUILDING Energy Efficiency in Nepal (BEEN), a four-year project funded by the European Union under the SWITCH-Asia Program and led by the University of Innsbruck, Austria in collaboration with MinErgy Pvt Ltd, Nepal, Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt Ltd, India, and Asociación Espaola de Normalización (UNE), Spain, aims to transform the use of brick in Nepal from traditional brick to modern energy efficient hollow brick. At a time when urbanization is speeding up, the BEEN project, which will cover 60 municipalities all over four bio-climatic zones throughout Bagmati, Lumbini, and Gandaki provinces, will be watershed moment in promoting energy-efficient buildings.
By Keshab Poudel Jan 27, 2023
Instead of responding with ritual actions and populist decisions calling a national holiday, Nepal Government should immediately start to implement Air Worthiness (AD) of all aircraft flying in the domestic sector and strict measures for crew management as well. Although it is yet to know the cause of the accident of Yeti Airlines ATR-600, strict adherence to AD and an effective crew management system can help airlines to improve their efficiency and operational productivity and minimizes errors.
By A Correspondent Jan 26, 2023
The recently completed Inception workshop is extremely pertinent to understanding the state of water and potential future paths because South Asian nations like Nepal, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are currently facing a very challenging time in providing enough water for the needs of their expanding populations. The Built Water Storage in South Asia (BWSSA) project, run in collaboration between the International Water Management Institute and the Global Water Partnership (GWP), seeks to make a lasting improvement in how water storage is viewed, organized, and maintained.
By NEW SPOTLIGHT ONLINE Jan 24, 2023