PALPA, July 10: Bagnaskali rural municipality of Palpa has started to provide loans to promote self employment in agriculture and animal husbandry after youths present their education certificates as collateral.
PYUTAHAN, July 7: Though the human civilization and technological advancement has taken a new leap, locals living in many wards of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality are yet to be introduced to the means of communication.
KATHMANDU, May 16: While the country has been declared free from load shedding, 119 out of 460 rural municipalities are without energy facilities, according to Ram Prasad Dhital, executive director of the Alternative Energy Promotion Center.
BUTWAL, May 14: A landslide after yesterday’s rainfall has halted vehicular movements along the Siddhartha highway since 2 AM today. At around 1 AM yesterday, a landslide had fallen at Hedbox, an area that is at higher risks of landslides during monsoon every year.
SYANGJA, April 17: The chairperson of Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja has admitted his son and daughter to a community school in his bid to support the student enrollment campaign launched by the government.
GORKHA, April 10: Tak Bahadur Gurung of Gairathok of Siranchowk Rural Municipality, Gankhu often saw his wife struggling with pain for years but could never find out the actual reason behind it. He sometimes asked her what happened but she used to say she was fine. However, after 40 years, he found out from neighbors that his wife was actually suffering from uterine prolapse. He immediately took her to hospital for surgery and now is taking care of her.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Improving roads and trails in mountainous regions of Nepal can improve food security and nutrition for remote rural communities, according to recent WFP research carried out in partnership with national and international experts.
TERHATHUM, March 19: With the objective of encouraging women to give births at birthing centers and health institutions, Menchyayem Rural Municipality of Terhathum has decided to increase the motivation allowance for such women. As per the decision, an additional Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 -- depending on the distance of their homes from the birthing centers or health institutions- will be provided to such women.
TERHATHUM, March 18: With the objective of encouraging women to give births at birthing centers and health institutions, Menchyayem Rural Municipality of Terhathum has decided to increase the motivation allowance for such women.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The number of accidents continues to rise on Rolpa's rural roads constructed in unsystematic ways, causing huge losses of lives and properties every year. Most of roadways in inner and rural parts of the district are congested and unsystematic.
ACHHAM, Feb 15: Mallekh Rural Municipality has given a seven-day ultimatum to the permanent teachers, instructing them to present themselves in front of the rural municipality office after they were found deceiving the government by sub-contracting stand-in teachers as proxies.
SINDHULI, Feb 8: As most of the banks are limited to the district headquarters, earthquake victims living in rural parts of Sindhuli are almost deprived of banking service. As a result, they have to spend the whole day in vehicle to reach the headquarters even for minor transactions and mainly for receiving their reconstruction grants.
SINDHULI, Feb 7: As most of the banks are limited to the district headquarters, earthquake victims living in rural parts of Sindhuli are almost deprived of banking service. As a result, they have to spend the whole day in vehicle to reach the headquarters even for minor transactions and mainly for receiving their reconstruction grants.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Embassy of Republic of Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a project titled “Integrated Rural Development of Nepal through Strengthening Research and Development Capacity of Kathmandu University.” The MoU was signed by Finance Secretary Shankar Prasad Adhikari and South Korean envoy to Nepal, Park Young-sik at the ministry on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The government of Korea, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has agreed to provide 10 million US dollar (approximately Rs 1.02 billion) grant assistance to the project for the Integrated Rural Development of Nepal through Strengthening Research and Development Capacity of Kathmandu University (KU).
MUGU, Feb 5: With the coordination of various government authorities, District Health Office (DHO), Mugu has announced to extend its safe medical abortion service in the rural parts of the district. However, the negligence of women, especially in remote areas, has made it challenging for DHO to provide the service.
JUMLA, Jan 22: Residents of the Patarasi Rural Municipality in Jumla feel that their rural municipality is heading towards prosperity. Madikrishna Budha narrates his own story to ascertain the feeling. Until a decade ago, he would go to Kalapahad in India, to earn for the family.
DHADING, Jan 15: Karna Bahadur and Shreemaya Shrestha recently got their marriage registered. The locals of Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality had reached the rural municipality's office in the first hour on Sunday thinking that it might take hours to get the work done. To their great surprise, the couple was handed over the certificate within minutes.
BAITADI, Jan 10: The decision of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality in Baitadi to provide an allowance of Rs 1,000 to a mother giving birth to a baby girl is expected to contribute more or less to reduce the gender gap in the village.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: When the earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015, a group of youths from SAATH, a non-governmental organization, became active in providing the survivors with succor. They provided relief materials not only in Kathmandu but also in Sindhupalchowk, Kavrepalanchowk and other major quake-hit districts. The immediate relief project soon came to an end, but many survivors were still struggling to get back on their feet in terms of economic stability.