KARNALI LANDSCAPE, Volume: 16, 6th October 2023


Volume: 16,

6th October 2023

Since Baisakh 1st of 2080 BS, Karnali Province has experienced 103 disaster incidents. The frequency of disasters is increasing annually, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law of Karnali Province. Read More
In Humla, apple prices have been officially set for the first time, responding to consumer demand in the region, which has a high potential for apple production. Read More
The consumer committee in Jajarkot has refunded 12 Lakhs previously received from two offices for the same project, demonstrating transparency in financial matters. Read More

Karnali has achieved a significant milestone, with 82.93% civil energy coverage. The province boasts a capacity for 20,000 MW in electricity generation. 10,000 MW capacity hydropower projects are currently under construction. Read More

The Judicial Committee at the Local Level has the authority to resolve local civil disputes, reducing the need for citizens to go to court. This move has garnered increasing trust among citizens. Read More

The use of 24 types of banned pesticides has been observed in Karnali, posing a risk to organic produce. In the financial year 2076/77, 874 tons of pesticides were introduced. The lack of monitoring mechanisms means that residents in Karnali Province unwittingly consume pesticide-laden vegetables and fruits. Read More

The Karnali Province government’s spending performance is under scrutiny, as it has utilized only 1.18% of the total budget in the first two months of the current fiscal year 080/81.
To improve spending efficiency, the government should implement a streamlined procurement process, conduct regular budget review meetings, and prioritize projects with high social and economic impact. Additionally, investing in capacity building and training for government officials responsible for budget execution would enhance their ability to allocate and utilize funds effectively. Read More

Karnali Landscape is a weekly update series of the Hriti Foundation. Focusing on the Karnali province, the issues that have come up in discussions in the week on social media and mass media, are collected and published. Karnali Landscape is published through Hriti Foundation’s website and social media.