KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the problems of the private sector would be addressed through policy measures.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that 90 percent of the post-earthquake reconstruction work has been completed.

DHADING, Dec 7: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has promised to develop the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project and begin the construction works during his tenure.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged mobile phone entrepreneurs to produce mobile phones within the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma in the Substitution Bill had said that plans for 1400 small roads would be put to a halt. But the budget of those schemes will not be stopped.

RUKUM, Nov 28: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that development cannot take place without the support and participation of the people at the project site.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that provision should be made in law that facilitates big development projects to operate in a simple and uninterrupted manner.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said bureaucrats are expected to have a well understanding of a socialism-oriented economy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged banks to accept lands in rural areas as collateral for loans.

GANDAKI, Nov 13: The Gandaki provincial government has drawn the attention of the federal government to allocate additional budget to implement projects that have been affected due to lack of budget.

POKHARA, Nov 13: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that media persons should be able to establish the truth as per the expectations of the people and defend wrongdoings.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 9: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has stated that his goal is to collect 200 times more revenue than the set target.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said the ‘stone quarry business’ taking place along the Chandragiri-Chitlang section of Ganeshman Singh Highway would be stopped immediately.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: In the course of discussing the implementation of the budget with various agencies, the Ministry of Finance held discussions with the National Planning Commission on Sunday.  At the meeting, emphasis was laid on increasing the capital expenditure and moving ahead with the programs announced in the budget immediately in order to achieve the target of 7 percent economic growth projected by the replacement budget.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged the microfinance institutions (MFIs) to reduce the existing interest rates on loans. MFOIs across the country have been investing through loans at an interest rate of 10 to 15 percent.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has started discussions on settling the COVID-19 insurance claims yet to be paid by various insurance companies.

Assessing the country’s total wealth

September 30, 2021 06:30 am

Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has announced an assessment of the country's total assets. He has said that he will launch a campaign to assess the country's wealth and will not back down from it. In Nepal, for the first time in 2067 BS, an attempt was made to start a program to assess the country's wealth. Although the then finance minister announced the program, it did not start.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: It is suspected that Finance Minister Janardan Sharma’s controversial decision  to provide a waiver on customs and excise duty on the import of sponge iron could be a case of policy corruption. Finance Minister Sharma has introduced this controversial decision through the substitution bill presented in parliament last week.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has directed to install vehicle scanners at major customs points as soon as possible.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged youths to move ahead with a plan to employ 1.5 million youths in the country.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged the savings and credit cooperatives to inject 60 percent of the investment in the productive sector.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has directed officials to submit an action plan to double the domestic revenue.

KATHMANDU, August 10: The government is releasing a whitepaper incorporating the economic details of the country today.

KATHMANDU, August 6: The new physical infrastructure to be built now will be differently-abled friendly, said Finance Minister Janardan Sharma.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Jan 30: Former energy minister Barsha Man Pun has said that the then Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and former energy minister Janardan Sharma should be given full credit for ending the chronic load-shedding problem that Nepal witnessed for a long time.

Ex-minister Sharma catches COVID-19

October 25, 2020 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: One of the key leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Janardan Sharma has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Lawmaker of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Janardan Sharma has warned the government not to make deliberate attempt to intimidate anyone by issuing a 'so-called' white paper in connection to Nepal Trust.