BAITADI, Dec 27: A feasibility study of iron mines in Malladehi and Ketila of Southeast Puchowrdi Municipality in Baitadi district.  The study is being conducted by the Department of Mines and Geology. Until a few years ago, local residents used to extract iron from the mine.

KAILALI, Jan 26: The Sonaha people have been managing their livelihood by searching gold in the Karnali River that flows from Tikapur of Kailali and Rajapur of Bardiya. Their livelihood depends upon gold panning in the banks of the river. Similarly, Sudurpashchim province has immense possibility of petroleum products.