KATHMANDU, May 29: The budget 2021/22 has allocated Rs 45.09 billion for the agriculture sector. Of the amount, Rs 12 billion will be spent on the supply management of chemical fertilizers.

KATHMANDU, May 30: In the budget for fiscal year 2020/21, the government has talked much about facilitating a number of programs to generate employment opportunities via cooperatives, but it has failed to outline mechanisms to monitor the largely unregulated sector where several cooperatives have misappropriated billions of rupees of their members.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Financial and securities market experts and high-level officials from Asia Pacific region who were in Kathmandu last week have identified 10 major priorities for financial consumer protection and education.

KATHMANDU, June 17: As the government lands into controversies one after another in recent months, there are growing concerns if the KP Oli administration has been able to set its priorities right to realize its goal of “Happy Nepali and Prosperous Nepal”.

Priorities for power

October 9, 2018 01:30 am

Nepal can substitute almost 50 percent of imports of petroleum products and coal, if the government accords priority to development of hydropower and renewable energy

KATHMANDU, July 18: Sanima Bank Ltd, which opened its branch in a newly reconstructed community school at Melung rural municipality of Dolakha, is straying from its own corporate social responsibilities where it champions children and education.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Here are the 12 key areas that the government has allocated budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2018/19.

FM sets out budget priorities

May 10, 2018 07:12 am

Budget to be aligned with left manifesto

Three priorities

April 30, 2018 00:47 am

The government’s top priority should be improving the state of Nepal’s public education system because it is deteriorating, rather than improving, every year. There is a great urgency to reform the entire system to ensure that the children who attend public schools become as competent in learning and as fit for much competitive job market.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The government has said that instances of serious anomalies in the mobilization of foreign aid in Nepal are on the rise in recent years.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Various stakeholders have stressed on the need of mobilization of national and international non-governmental organizations as per development priorities of new federal set up.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that all the activities of his government shall be founded on the six fundamental pillars for achieving the motto of “Prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali”.

The global climate is changing, threatening, and causing risk to agricultural production system. It has imbalanced the world’s food security system.

Misplaced priorities

March 22, 2018 02:00 am

Ministers in inaugurations

In October 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping first proposed the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative during his visit to Central and Southeast Asian countries.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Following the swearing-in ceremony, the first cabinet meeting of newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government has discussed the list of priorities of the newly formed government.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The government's policies and programs for the next fiscal year will more or less be same as the current fiscal year.

PM, WB country director discuss priorities

September 22, 2016 23:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The visiting World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, Qimiao Fan, on Thursday met with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and discussed a gamut of issues related to Nepali economy including post reconstruction and structural reform of economy.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal’s new ambassadors to the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil and Austria -- as a group -- are busy these days holding discussions and interactions with industrialists and people in the private sector seeking their view on economic priorities and interests to promote the same abroad.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi, who is on an India visit currently, met with Indian Prime Minister on Saturday.