78 posts

Mugu district connects with the national grid

Mugu, a Karnali Province district, finally has a national grid connection after the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) extended the transmission line to Gamgadhi, its district …

News  the_farsight

“Populist politics will further drive migration”

In this sixth episode of the FSi podcast, we have Lekh Nath Paudel as our guest. He is a political economist, who did his PhD …

Podcast  the_farsight

Diktel farmers get Kisan Credit Card

Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality in Khotang district of Koshi Province, in collaboration with Global IME Bank and RD Innovative Solution, issued credit cards to 21 …

News  the_farsight

How is the pesticide use in Nepal’s farm

According to the recently released National Sample Census of Agriculture 2021/22, 47.9% of farm holdings grow vegetables. Out of the total holdings growing vegetables, 26.7% …

News  the_farsight

Government issuing debentures worth Rs 10 billion, again

This fiscal year (2023/24) the government has announced an expenditure plan (budget) of Rs 1.75 trillion, among which it will raise Rs 1.24 trillion in …

News  the_farsight

“There are several reasons Nepal should prioritise Nepal-Swiss ties”

In this fifth episode of the FSi podcast, we talk with Sushil Thapa, Vice-President of the Nepal-Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the past …

Podcast  the_farsight

SEBON’s new amendment paves way for issuing ‘green bonds’. What is a green bond?

The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has revised its Initial Public Offering (IPO) regulations through the seventh amendment to the regulations on securities registration and …

News  the_farsight

NRB introduces stringent directives for non-performing loan categorisation

The central bank has introduced stringent rules to minimise credit risk and ensure a sound financial system. Any non-performing loans (NPLs) can be recategorised under …

News  the_farsight

What are ‘Non-Performing Loans’ and ‘Loan Loss Provision’?

Non-performing loans (NPLs), also known as bad loans, are loans that are in default or at the risk of defaulting when they are not serviced …

Blog  the_farsight

Indian cabinet approves 10-year power purchase agreement with Nepal

The Indian cabinet has approved an agreement to purchase 10,000 MW of electricity from Nepal in the next 10 years. Nepals ambassador to India, Dr. …

News  the_farsight

Measuring private sector contribution to the country’s economy

The Federation of Nepals Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) jointly released a baseline study last week on Nepals private …

Economy  the_farsight

JUICE: Exploring Jupiter and its enigmatic moons

In recent interplanetary missions, Indias space missions are on the news. First, Indias recent triumph in landing a probe near the lunar south pole. Now, …

News  the_farsight