KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed for promptly providing the amount the government owes to contractors.

FinMin Mahat assures to clear the payments of construction entrepreneurs

KATHMANDU, August 13: The agitating construction entrepreneurs took their protest to a new level on Sunday morning by padlocking the offices of the director general of the Department of Roads and the Department of Water Resources and Irrigation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The police have arrested more than 45 construction entrepreneurs, including Roshan Dahal, the general secretary of the Federation of Contractors' Associations of Nepal (FCAN).

KATHMANDU, July 14: Agitating construction entrepreneurs have demanded resignation of Finance Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Construction entrepreneurs have taken to the streets protesting against the failure of the government to settle their due even as the ongoing Fiscal Year (FY) 2022/23 is ending soon.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The construction entrepreneurs have warned that if the government does not decide to extend the deadline of all the projects before June 18, 2023, they will halt all the projects. The Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN) held a press conference on Sunday warning of bringing the construction works to a standstill if their demand is not addressed.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Urban Development Minister Ram Kumari Jhakri has said that she is serious about solving the problems of construction entrepreneurs. Stating that the construction sector has become chaotic, Minister Jhakri said that initiatives will be taken to address the valid demands of the entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The government has been holding talks with the construction entrepreneurs who have been protesting since last Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Construction entrepreneurs have expressed their reservations against some of the provisions in sixth amendment to Public Procurement Rules 2007, saying that the law will affect the entire construction sector and push the industry to the brink of collapse.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Construction entrepreneurs have said that they have been repeatedly threatened by unidentified individuals over phone.