Stories By 'Chandan Sapkota'
On November 27, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli launched a new contribution-based social security scheme for private sector employees amidst much fanfare and self-congratulation.
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The government is planning to organise an investment summit around March 2019 despite having nothing much to show since Nepal Investment Summit in March 2017.
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A government obsessed with revenue mobilisation has no incentive to reduce imports
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Tags: opinion
Subnational governments must compete to attract more investment and boost growth
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Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada presented the first full federal budget and fiscal plan for 2018/19 (FY2019) to the parliament on May 29. It outlines a narrative that is consistent with policies and programs, and election manifesto of the communist party.
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Economics and business books written in Nepali language for general audience are pretty rare. Sujeev Shakya—author of Unleashing Nepal, published in 2009 by Penguin Books India (revised edition in 2013)—has attempted to fill that void with his new book titled Arthat Arthatantra-Nepali Illam ra Udhyamko Yatra, published by nepa~laya. It is largely based on his English book but some updates contextualise political and socio-economic developments since 2009, offering fresh perspectives that interestingly depart from well-worn narratives.
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