Kathmandu, May 20: As the pandemic continues to devastate the country, the Integrated Development Studies (IIDS), an independent, non-partisan, and not-for-profit think-tank, has forwarded a series of recommendations to the government to tackle the second wave of the virus. The study group was chaired by Dr Swarnim Wagle, chair of IIDS.

KATHMANDU, July 31:A study by Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS), Kathmandu University, has concluded that favorable monsoon, regular supply of electricity, low number of political strikes, improvement in post-earthquake reconstruction activities, expansion in government revenue and capital expenditure have all contributed to the 15-year-high economic growth in the last fiscal year -- FY2016/17.