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.
Possibility of Private Sector in Herbal Business in Karnali
Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world for herbs. However, due to lack of effective management, poor planning and control and inappropriate business environment, the natural resources are not utilized. Karnali province is the most natural resourceful province than other provinces of Nepal. It is necessary to create a large-scale export environment of herbicides in this province and attract the private sector for this. Hriti Foundation prepared the discussion paper about the possibilities of private sector in herbal business in Karnali. Download
Alternatives Ideas for Street Vendor Management in Birendranagar City
Street vendor management needs to be prioritized by the municipality. With the promulgation of the Constitution of Nepal 2072, the country went into federal structure. Birendranagar municipality of Surkhet was declared as the permanent capital of the Karnali province, which covers the largest of the seven provinces. With the announcement of the capital city, the urbanization in Birendranagar has increased exponentially. There is also a huge increase in the number of people in the city while the use of vehicles is increasing. The roads within the municipality are not new. In this case, the increased activity has created a barrier to traffic. In addition, unmanaged streets have made this problem even more complicated. Hriti Foundation presented the policy alternatives for street vendors management in Birendranagar city through the discussion paper. Download
Alcohol Ban Policy at the Local Levels in Karnali Province and its Invisible Effects
Restrictions on the production and sale of alcohol by any government has both positive and negative, as well as both short-term and long-term impacts. Restaurants and resorts are highly affected sectors.On one hand, we want as many tourists as possible to come to the province and spend as much as possible. On the other hand, local governments have introduced policies such as alcohol ban that directly affect the hotel business and tourism industry. For most foreign tourists, alcohol is an important part of their lives. Socially banning alcohol will definitely stop them from coming to Karnali. If tourists do not come, innumerable employment opportunities will be lost and government revenue will also decrease. How can it socialize people while prohibiting alcohol socially? Can the state not teach people to drink alcohol in a responsible and disciplined manner? Hriti Foundation prepared the research paper about the alcohol ban policy in local of Karnali province and its invisible effects. Download in Nepali Download in English