Homestay service providers in Chitlang are making a lot of hay these days, as more and more domestic tourists are visiting the relatively new tourist destination located at a distance of around 12 km from Thankot, Kathmandu.
Nepali Congress leader Mahalaxmi Dina Upadhyay and CPN-UML leader Birodh Khatiwada are in the Makwa-npur-2 race under the first-past-the-post category of the federal parliamentary polls scheduled for December 7.
Farmers of Makwanpur district are gradually getting attracted to organic vegetable farming, as demand for green produce is growing among the health conscious. Vegetables that are not laced with chemical fertilisers and pesticides are called green produce.
Manufacturing units based in Hetauda Industrial Estate have been able to operate at near full capacity after the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the state-owned power utility started supplying additional 5MW of electricity to the estate.