POKHARA, Oct 5: The tourism sector, which has been affected by the corona virus infection, has not yet recovered. Recently, the businessmen have not stopped complaining about the lack of visitors even during the tourist season, but they are increasing their investment in the tourism sector every year. Businessmen say that the amount of investment in Gandaki Province is increasing every year.

GANDAKI, Sept 19: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Surendra Raj Pandey, has underscored the need for collaboration among the three-tier of the government for the successful implementation of the constitution.

GANDAKI, Sept 19: Gandaki Province Chief Minister Surendra Raj Pandey has said the province government is making efforts to operate regular international flights from Pokhara Regional International Airport.

KASKI, Aug 29: There is a lack of human resource for the operation of the 'dialysis' service center in Pokhara's Infectious and Communicable Disease Hospital under Gandaki Provincial Government.

GANDAKI, Dec 31: Ambassador of France to Nepal Gilles Bourbao has paid a courtesy call on Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel at the latter’s office in Pokhara.  The meeting focused on enhancing bilateral relations and expanding areas of cooperation between the two countries.

KASKI, Dec 25:  The 9th National Games is to be held in Gandaki province. Although the national sports jamboree is held every two years it could not be held in May 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

GANDAKI, Nov 17: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Krishna Chandra Pokharel Nepali has said the Gandaki University should optimally utilize its resources and means and work to establish a distinct identity in the educational arena.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung, is seeking a trust vote from the Gandaki Province Assembly on Thursday

KATHMANDU, June 10: Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung, is seeking a trust vote from the Gandaki Province Assembly on Thursday

Despite the low traffic of people, the second wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has reached the highlands of both districts. According to the respective district’s health offices, the virus has reached 3,500 meters above sea level in Manang and 3,900 meters above sea level in Mustang district

POKHARA, May 9: Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung has resigned from his post.

KATHMANDU, May 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Sita Paudel and Ganga Prasad Yadav as the governors of Sudur Pashchim Province and Gandaki Province, respectivley, at the recommendation of Prime Minister K P Oli.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: A new report from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the United National Development Program (UNDP) in Nepal has identified 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes (PDGLs) within the Koshi, Gandaki, and Karnali river basins of Nepal, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, and India.

POKHARA, June 27: Thirty-two new cases of novel coronavirus disease were confirmed in Gandaki Province on Saturday morning taking the tally of infected to 838.

POKHARA, June 20: Seven different districts of Gandaki Province have reported 58 more cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease on Saturday morning.

POKHARA, June 6: The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Gandaki Province has reached 75 as 16 new cases were confirmed earlier on Saturday morning.

BENI, June 4: Gandaki Province has reported 16 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

KASKI, Jan 21: Gandaki State has a total of 230 votes in the election to the members of the National Assembly scheduled for January 23

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Faced with multiple complications including potential backlash from local people, most of the federal provinces are turning their temporary capitals into permanent ones, and the rest are also likely to follow suit.

Chief Minister of Gandaki State, Prithvi Subba Gurung said Nepal's diverse ethnic and cultural identities remain as its invaluable property.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Nearly two years have passed since the provincial assemblies convened their first meetings but four of the seven provinces are still unable to fix their capitals and names.

POKHARA, June 23: Gandaki Province has been preparing to develop 44 places of the province as major tourism destinations. The provincial government has allocated Rs 170.60 million for the purpose.

POKHARA, May 7: The provincial government of Gandaki has received as many as 30 applications from companies interested to establish cable car service in different districts of the province.

POKHARA, April 28: The Gandaki State-level Media Conference organised by the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Gandaki State Committee concluded here on Saturday, issuing a five-point Pokhara Declaration.

PARBAT, March 22: Import of chickens has been stopped to four districts - Parbat, Baglung, Myagdi and Mustang - following detection of bird flu in neighbouring districts including Kaski, Chitwan and Makawanpur.

Kaski, Oct 29 (RSS): As many as 400 model farms are to be developed in Gandaki province to make the farmers self-reliant in the agriculture profession by promoting commercial agriculture as an enterprise.

Glorious Gandaki

August 3, 2018 10:03 am

The winners of the open photography competition, organized by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Environment in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board, were recently announced by Bikas Lamsal, minister of Industry, Tourism and Environment of Gandaki Province.

POKHARA, Aug 1: The provincial government of Gandaki is moving forward with a plan to establish a 1000-bed hospital providing facility to treat five major diseases.

POKHARA, July 26: Gandaki Province government has introduced its own set of operation guidelines for crusher industries. The new guideline details rules for excavation, collection and distribution of stone and sand.

POKHARA, July 19: Gandaki Province has demanded that the Beni-Jomsom-Korala road section that connects Nepal with China should be under its purview.

POKHARA, July 7: The Gandaki provincial government has said that it would start preparation for maintaining database of foreign tourists visiting Pokhara city. Local authorities have been saying that around 40 percent of total tourists visiting Nepal travel to Pokhara. But this is just a conservative estimate. There is no mechanism so far to calculate number of tourists visiting Pokhara.

POKHARA, July 7: Province 4 has been named Gandaki Province.  A meeting of the Provincial Assembly on Friday took the decision. The provincial capital, however, will remain Pokhara as announced by the erstwhile Sher Bahadur Deuba government.

POKHARA, June 24: The Province 4’s assembly is working to finalize their provincial name and its capital today after a committee formed to finalize names recommended it.

POKHARA, June 4: After long discussion and debate, the assembly members of Province 4 have come to a conclusion to name the province. 45 provincial members have agreed and suggested to name the province as ‘Gandaki’.

GORKHA, May 6: In order to make the government's school enrollment campaign successful, the prime minister, parliamentarians and local representatives have taken various initiatives. While some have assumed guardianship of indigent school children, others are busy with  door-to-door campaigns.

PALPA, April 10: Two children have been missing in Kali Gandaki River near Hungi of Rambha Rural Municipality-1 in Palpa district while swimming.

Nothing moves on Budhi Gandaki hydro

March 31, 2018 08:26 am

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister K P Oli had once indicated that under his premiership the decision of the previous government to cancel the license of China Gezhouba Group Corporation to construct the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Plant would be revised.

Alternatives for Budhi Gandaki

January 4, 2018 01:00 am

Big challenges to Budhi Gandaki comprise technical, social and economic questions that are yet to be fully resolved.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: A study commissioned by the Ministry of Energy has concluded that Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project can be built by utilizing internal resources.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The committee formed to sketch a draft of an estimated cost for constructing Budhi Gandaki Hydro Project has submitted a report with possible domestic investors to the government on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: A committee formed by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to produce estimated cost to construct Budhi Gandaki Hydro Power submitted its draft report to the government. The team, led by Swarnim Wagle submitted the report to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Kamal Thapa today.

The much-awaited national pride project – Budhi Gandaki Hydro power Project – is to be constructed at national investment. In this connection, the government has decided to complete the construction work of the 1,200-MW hydro power project within coming eight years.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has collected Rs 13 billion from consumers for the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project in the past 16 months.

Ritika Gurung Wins Miss Gandaki Title

November 20, 2017 09:49 am

POKHARA, Nov 20: The finale of Nagarik Paschimeli Miss Gandaki Season Four was held at Hotel Pokhara Grand, Pokhara on Saturday. Eighteen-year-old Ritika Gurung won the title of Miss Gandaki among 16 participants.

CHITWAN, Nov 16: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has taken strong exception to the decision of the government to scrap the agreement signed with China's state-owned company Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC) regarding the Budhigandaki Hydroelectricity Project.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: A Cabinet meeting on Monday has canceled the agreement with China Gezhouba Group Corporation in principle to let the Chinese company build the 1,200 MW project under the engineering, procurement, construction, and finance (EPCF) model of project development.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Russian airline Aeroflot has appointed Gandaki International Travels as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: A joint meeting of the parliament’s Agriculture and Water Resources Committee (AWRC) and Finance Committee has instructed the government to halt the process of allowing China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), a Chinese government undertaking, to develop Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: A joint meeting of the parliament’s Agriculture and Water Resources Committee (AWRC) and Finance Committee has instructed the government to halt the process of allowing China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), a Chinese government undertaking, to develop Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.