Chitwan Festival Has Started


The Chitwan Festival kicked off on Monday. The Festival began on the bank of Narayani River.

Outgoing Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply at Bagmati Province, Milan Babu Shrestha, inaugurated the Festival amidst a programme.

On the occasion, Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Renu Dahal, said the Festival would contribute to the entire development of the district. It fosters economic activities, she hoped.

Similarly, Vice Chairman of FNCCI, Dinesh Shrestha, expressed worry that liquidity problem was causing concern in the industries and entrepreneurship. “Government must pay heed to the present problem,” he stressed, arguing that policy level instability was eroding investment climate in Nepal.

The Festival would run till January 18, according to Chairman of FNCCI Chitwan chapter, Chun Narayan Shrestha.

The Festival has several stalls including the agricultural products, autos, ‘made in Nepal’, electronic and IT. The event this time has focused to promote indigenous products of Chitwan- mustard oil and apiary for socioeconomic and cultural transformation of the district.

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Municipalities to collaborate on stray cattle management

Two local levels in Kanchanpur district have decided to collaborate for the management of stray cattle. An agreement to this was reached between Mayor of Krishnapur Municipality, Hemraj Ojha; and the Chairman of Laljhadi Rural Municipality, Niramal Rana, on Monday.

They discussed how they could work together to manage stray cattle at ward no 3 of Krishnapur Municipality and ward no 5 of Laljhadi Rural Municipality. They would jointly bear the cost of management.

As per agreement, the two local levels would forward collaboration and cooperation even by coordinating with other bodies relating to stray cattle, said Chairman Rana, adding that stray cattle is a huge problem at both local levels.

Earlier, Shuklaphanta Municipality in the district managed stray cattle by establishing pinfolds.

Similarly, Bidkot Municipality has also confined such cattle near its office.

Bhimdatt Municipality has forwarded the process to buy a land to manage stray cattle.


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