BUTWAL, Feb 1: Three years have already passed since the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Bhairahawa has been involved in trying to complete the tender procedure for the electric sub-station. In 2016, during the second inauguration of  the SEZ, former executive director Chandrika Prasad Bhatta had committed to complete the tender procedure within six months and construct the 33 KV sub-station in a year and half.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The government is to take program-based initiatives for resolving all types of problems seen in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

BHAIRAHAWA, Dec 7: The government established Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bhairahawa two decades ago with hopes to attract investment, increase production, and boost exports. But the investors are yet to be impressed.

Five factories exit Bhairahawa SEZ

November 21, 2019 08:58 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nearly half a dozen industries, which were preparing to start operations in Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), have decided to move out, realizing that it would be impossible to meet the criteria to export at least 60% of their total productions.

BUTWAL, Oct 31: Is industry first? Or services and facilities first? The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bhairahawa -- the country’s first and only economic zone -- seems to be lost in this dilemma.

BHAIRAHAWA, May 15: Shakti Minerals, the first factory in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa, formally started operation from Tuesday.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 2: Shakti Mineral Pvt Ltd, a 40-million-rupee venture, is set to start its operations next week. The first of its kind in Nepal, the company will produce flux and dolomite – essential material for the production of steel and paint, and aims to export them to the larger Indian sub-continental market.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Goods that Nepal will export in the coming months from Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will be made of imported raw materials, save for a handful products that will use Nepal’s own raw materials.

BANEPA, Jan 5: The construction work for Panchkhal Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is finally set to begin, seven years after the forest area was acquired as government land.

The SEZ blues

July 22, 2018 01:30 am

Policy gaps in employment and dispute resolution mechanisms in SEZ Act and Labor Act could lead to a difficult situation for workers in Nepal

KATHMANDU, May 17: With the signs of improvement in industrial environment of the country, the attraction to set up new industries in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bhairahawa is growing in recent months. Smooth supply of electricity, incentives and facilities offered by the government, and stable political environment have encouraged businesspeople to open industrial enterprises in SEZ.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 11: Establishment of industries at Special Economic Zone (SEZ) located at Bhairahawa, is finally set to take off this April, following directives of SEZ Authority to register industries within one week of approval for industry, and to begin production within a year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Sunday said that it would provide electricity supply to the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa by mid-April. It also maintained that it has arranged power supply to industries that are in the process of setting up plants in SEZ.

SEZ to get power supply within a month

January 3, 2018 16:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Power is to be supplied to the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) to run the industries there. SEZ has been brought into operation giving special priority to the promotion of industries.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The government has planned to set up special economic zones (SEZs) in all seven provinces of the country.

BUTWAL, Nov 24: Industrialists, who have booked plots in Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), have been left disappointed as SEZ Development Committee has failed to arrange power supply in the SEZ.

BUTWAL, Nov 7: The Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has signed an initial agreement with 14 firms interested to set up their industries in the zone.

Parliament approves SEZ Bill

August 30, 2016 01:40 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The full house of the parliament on Monday approved Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Bill, paving the way for private sector to establish, operate and manage industries in SEZs.

BANEPA, July 16: The Master Plan of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to be established at Panchkhal of Kavrepalanchowk has come to the final shape.

SEZ Bill passed by house panel

July 6, 2016 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 6: Employees and trade unions of industries operating in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been banned from organizing protests and strikes.

Want a provision to ban protest, strikes in SEZ, among others, inserted