Karnali Landscape, Volume: 7 July, 2023

Karnali Landscape 7
Friday, 7th July 2023

  • Locals of Birendranagar Municipality have been facing drinking water scarcity even during the rainy season. Read More
  • Naumule Rural Municipality of Dailekh has hosted four small or micro hydropower projects. Two are in operation, and the other two are about to finish construction. Read More
  • Passengers at Jufal airport have suffered for five days as the Dolpa-Nepalgunj air service has erupted due to bad weather. Read More
  • Four high-impact community development projects (HICDPs) constructed with financial assistance from the Government of India have been handed over to the concerned local level in the Dailekh district. Read More
  • Karnali Province Assembly has initiated a discussion over the fiscal year 2023/024 budget presented to the house by the minister for finance on June 16. The 33 billion rupees budget consists of many small-scale projects (below 1.5 million rupees) of about four billion. Read More

Comment:  Karnali province government has included some small-scale projects in the upcoming budget though it had shown commitment repeatedly for not doing the same. The provincial government should invest in mega-projects and can implement small-scale projects directly at local levels.

 

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.