PPSP Karnali 2021/22 : Application Opens
In collaboration with Pokhara Research Centre and support of the U.S. Embassy Nepal. Hriti Foundation is hosting the First PPSP Karnali Cohort. Application Link: https://tinyurl.com/PPSPKARNALI2021
Karnali Utsav (Karnali Festival) is a three-day idea festival organized by the Hriti Foundation every year in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali. This open debate is focused on the sustainable economic development of Karnali, socio-cultural identity and the road map for building a prosperous Karnali. The festival is being supported by the Karnali State Government, various local level governments of Karnali and the corporate sector.
Hriti Foundation has been conducting various research on issues such as free market economy, economic rights of individuals, rule of law and financial accountability. Foundation has been publishing different publications where policy alternatives for building a prosperous Karnali are include.
Let’s Speak is a regular discussion program on economic-political issues of Karnali Province. This event is held on the first and third wednesday of every month.
The Pre-professional Parliamentary Support Program (PPSP) is a first of its kind in Nepal which is unique and exciting opportunity for young Nepalese citizens of Karnali State to learn law-making and public policy. PPSP Fellows are mentored by a Member of Parliament (MP) of Karnali State and work with the assigned MPs around 26 weeks (16 hours a week), for an active session in a parliament.
'Sawal Uddyamiko' is a discussion series which aims to portray the entrepreneurial journey of an entrepreneur. This event is held every second and the last Wednesday of the month.
Hriti tracks the functioning of the Karnali Provincial Assembly and works with MPs from the assembly across political parties and MPs from Karnali province. Hriti provides a comprehensive and credible resource base to access Parliament-specific data, background information on Parliamentary and governance processes and analysis of key legislative and policy issues.
Hriti Foundation is a public policy think tank based in the Karnali Province of Nepal.
Hriti Foundation promotes market-based solutions to resolve the local problems for a prosperous Karnali. It believes in the power of ideas and therefore hosts its flagship program ‘ Karnali Utsav KudaKarnalika’ - a three-day long festival that aims to spark a much-needed debate on the need to unleash Karnali’s inherent potential and reorient the focus on homegrown solutions. Karnali Utsav Kuda Karnalika is the largest public-private dialogue platform in Karnali. These events see a presence of more than 70 speakers engaging in a constructive discourse across several sessions. These deliberations host federal ministers, provincial Ministers, sectoral experts, policymakers, regulators, business community leaders, civil society actors, and journalists who delve into the prospects of Karnali and challenges she faces both at a political and economic front.
The vision of Hriti is to support the policymakers for a prosperous Karnali where government ensures economic rights of citizens. Its mission is to inform the policy makers and citizens on individual and economic rights through research and advocacy and to set liberal values as the core values of provincial policies. The foundation actively conducts ‘Let’s Speak’ that is a regular fortnightly discussion series hosted parallelly at different parts of the province. This program engages young intellectuals who discuss on contemporary issues, prospects and challenges that exist in Karnali. Likewise, ‘Karnali Kachahari' is another major program hosted by Hriti. This program is a monthly panel discussion based public event where the foundation brings together province and local policymakers and citizens to discuss sub-national economic.