20th October 2023
Karnali Chief Minister Rajkumar Sharma has unveiled a three-month progress report, spotlighting initiatives like employee training, honoring martyrs’ families, and preparing for investment conferences. Surprisingly, the ‘Karnali Samriddhi’ campaign, aimed at generating 10,000 jobs annually, was conspicuously absent from the report. Despite the government’s dedicated focus on economic prosperity, social justice, and job creation, tangible progress has been hindered by administrative tasks and extensive training. Read More.
Additionally, Chief Minister Sharma noted that the pace of federalism implementation is lagging. There’s a growing public apprehension regarding the province’s inability to showcase its effectiveness even after seven years of federalism. Federalism contributes some of these challenges to complications in federalism implementation and calls for laws that align with its spirit.Read More.
Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka emphasized that the country’s prosperity hinges on the development of Karnali Province. Khadka also highlighted the government’s efforts to enhance the foreign investment climate in Nepal, aiming to make the development of Nepal’s neighboring nations synonymous with the progress of Nepal itself, thus creating a market for Nepali products. 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