KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Dr Ashraf Shikhaliyev has said that Nepal also can develop through digitization and digital governance as the Republic of Azerbaijan did.

KATHMANDU, May 9: A new partnership agreement between Sastodeal, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is set to help 3,500 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Nepal to digitize their operations, including at least 60 percent women-owned businesses.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Genese Solution Pvt Ltd, UK headquartered multinational IT company with a Nepal-based delivery center, and Nepal’s pioneer Cloud Consultancy, have secured an investment total of USD 1 million from Business Oxygen Private Limited with an added second round for its operations in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The number of users of high-speed internet (broadband) are increasing in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Development and Technology Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT) to submit an action plan within 30 days to make the internet service provided by the Nepal Telecom (NTC) more effective and qualitative.

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KATHMANDU, August 15: The  Gongabu Bus Park has installed a new computerized system for ticket booking for people traveling to various parts of Nepal. A joint agreement was reached between Kathmandu Metropolitan City and Lhotse Multipurpose Pvt Ltd to provide the services by the buspark using computer technology. The Gongabu bus station has been operational since 1999.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The government has launched ‘Nepal National Single Window System’ that integrates the Department of Customs (DoC) with various government agencies that work as oversight bodies of the government and private sector associated with foreign trade.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27:  United Nations Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Finance on Thursday released a new report titled “People’s Money: Harnessing Digitalization to Finance a Sustainable Future”, spelling out how digital finance can be harnessed in ways that empower citizens as tax-payers and investors in envisaging a digital transformation at scale that better aligns people’s money with their needs, collectively expressed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced that digitizing its services will be the priority of the state-owned power authority for the current fiscal year.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The world’s officially entered into the digital era. Accessibility at the touch of a button, on your cell phone, is the proof to the statement. From utility bills to flight tickets, the online-system has them all. Nepal is also adopting the digitization in commerce, as well as government sectors.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Following its decision to transition to electronic payments for social security allowances, the government has decided to expand its pilot testing of the handling of social security funds through a technology-enabled system. With support from the World Bank, through a project called 'Strengthening Systems for Social Protection and Civil Registration Project', the government has planned to roll this out in at least 25 districts. The five-year project seeks to improve the coverage of social security allowances and civil registration, and the delivery of social security allowances.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The World Bank has agreed to provide loan assistance worth Rs 16.371 billion to Nepal to support in digitalization of civil registration records under the Strengthening Systems for Social Protection and Civil Registration.