KATHMANDU, June 6: Civil contractors have announced that they will stop all kinds of contracting work from July 17 – the first day of the next fiscal year.

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.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 24: The construction sector has been denigrated because of a rising trend of working at low bidding, according to Rabi Singh, president of Federation of Contractors’ Association Nepal (FCAN).

Dec 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The Federation of Contractors' Associations of Nepal has said it suffered a consequence of lack of appropriate coordination among the federal, province and local governments.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN) has blamed the government and development partner Asian Development Bank for denying Nepali contractors’ participation in at least two mega-billion road projects.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing ‘CII ConMac 2018’, an exhibition of construction equipment, in Nepal beginning Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Police on Sunday arrested Maya Sherchan, 31, wife of Samirman Singh Basnet for her alleged involvement in many of the crimes that her husband has been linked with including the shooting of the then president of the Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) Sharad Kumar Gauchan.

The Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) has long been charged for influencing government agencies for collusion in contracts of development works. A handful big players have allegedly been controlling the professional umbrella body of civil works contractors. But the new executive body elected in September last week, led by Rabi Singh, has come forward with a different promise.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: President of Federation of Contractor's Association Nepal (FCAN), Rabi Singh, said that they will soon run a training center to train contractors for their capacity building, in association with the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT).

FCAN gets new leadership

September 24, 2018 14:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Rabi Singh has been elected the chair of Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal.

Rabi Singh elected FCAN President

September 24, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Federation of Contractors' Associations of Nepal has elected a new leadership with Rabi Singh as president.

FCAN team meets Home minister

May 22, 2018 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has expressed commitment to find a long-term solution for problems being faced by construction entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, March 15: A team of the Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) has drawn the attention of the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) toward unnatural hike in prices of some construction materials in the market.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Civil works contractors have demanded that the government accept hard copy tender documents, stating that technical glitches in e-procurement process were affecting many contractors.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Federation of Contractors' Associations of Nepal (FCAN) has denied any monetary dealings or contract dispute as motive in the murder of its president Sharad Kumar Guachan.

HAN condemns murder of FCAN President

October 13, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN) has condemned murder of Federation of Contractor Associations of Nepal (FCAN) President Sharad Kumar Gauchan.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) has said that it would continue its agitation programs until the government brings the murderer of Gauchan to book.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Lawmakers have condemned the murder of Chairperson of Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN), Sharad Kumar Gauchan and urged the government to book the guilty immediately.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) has demanded the government take action against the guilty in murder of its chairman Sharad Kumar Gauchan immediately.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 10: Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) has warned to hit the street if the government failed to arrest killers of its chair Sharad Kumar Gauchan immediately.

KATHAMDNU, Oct 10: The private sector of the country has condemned the murder of Sarad Kumar Gauchan, chairman of Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN).

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Chairperson of Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) Sharad Kumar Gauchan shot dead by an unidentified group in New Baneshwor on Monday afternoon.

KATHAMNDU, Sept 5: A delegation of Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) met with Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bir Bahadur Balayar to inform him about problems being faced by contractors.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The Federation of Contractor's Association of Nepal (FCAN) has claimed that the contractor is not responsible for the damage in Jabdighat Bridge over Babai River in Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, August 2: A delegation of the Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) on Tuesday met with Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Bir Bahadur Balayar, to brief him about the issues affecting them.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: A representative of contractors who have been working on various development projects has told a parliamentary committee that they have to pay up to 20 percent of their total contract amounts as bribes to top government officials.