Location of Nepal on the southern slope of Himalayas, embedded with a large mass of rugged terrain and hills poses daunting challenges in the development of transport and communication linkages. However, there are opportunities to harness the economic benefits from mountains, hills and plains. The
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Investors participating in the government hosted investment summit recently have signed letter of intent to invest $13.5 billion in Nepal in various areas from infrastructure to business. While this is an encouraging sign, the country needs to gear up its reforms to realise the pledge.
The startup scene is hot with new and young entrepreneurs coming up with creative ideas. Many are driven by the need to innovate, and for many the lure is to be their own boss. Access to data and internet makes the experience more exciting, approachable,
Several businesses are celebrating milestones in their growth and establishment. Many have reached 25, 50, 75 and even a 100 years of successful completion. Businesses have been handed down from fathers to sons and daughters… some wear the legacy with practiced ease and some struggle
Basnet was born in Lalitpur in 1964, to Surendra Bahadur Basnet and Asha Basnet. Growing up, Basnet says he enjoyed a childhood that was happy and well provided for. His father was a high ranking government official, was the youngest Chief Justice and the first
Kulman Ghising is the Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority. He has served as the Project Chief of Rahughat Hydro Electricity project and as managing director of the Chilime Hydro Power Company Ltd under NEA. Ghising has been linked with NEA for two decades and
Pramila Acharya Rijal is President of South Asian Women Development Forum which is a regional network of women entrepreneurs, associations, organisations and institutions working towards socio economic development of entrepreneurship in the SAARC region. She is also Executive Member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and
Prakash Jayadevan is the General Manager at Hotel Fairfield by Marriott, Thamel, the first Marriott branded hotel in Nepal. Jayadevan started his career with Marriott at the JW Marriott in Mumbai in 2001 as a Demi Chef de Partie and has over the years worked