संघीयता निर्भर राजस्व बाँडफाँटमा

संविधान आएको करिब तीन वर्षपछि राष्ट्रिय प्राकृतिक स्रोत तथा वित्त आयोगको गठन भएको छ । आयोग गठनले संघीयता कार्यान्वयनको महत्त्वपूर्ण कडी रूपमा रहेको वित्तीय संघीयताको अभ्यास सुरु गरेको छ । यद्यपि सरकारले एक वर्षअघि नै आयोगको सचिवालय स्थापना गरेर प्रदेश तथा स्थानीय सरकारलाई वित्तीय हस्तान्तरणका प्रारम्भिक कार्यहरूको थालनी गरिसकेको थियो । राज्यको काम जुन तहको सरकारले कुशलतापूर्वक र प्रभावकारी रूपमा ग [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|

The Importance of Open Data

Niti Foundation’s Open Hydro Portal was created with the belief that open access to data leads to more transparent and effective development projects. We believe that data pertaining to hydropower development should be easily accessible, in a readable format, and licensed for anyone to access, use or share it. Granting access to data allows citizens, civil society, and private sector actors to sta [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|

George Varughese’s op-ed on federalism for Nepali Times

In August, Niti Foundation Senior Strategic Advisor George Varughese wrote an op-ed piece for the Nepali Times entitled “Share Rule and Self Rule” which discussed challenges and opportunities concerning the implementation of federalism in light of constitutional sovereignty and rule of law in Nepal. The op-ed, which can be found here, d [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|

Challenges in the Construction of Transmission line

As Nepal moves ahead with hydropower generation projects, it is also in the process of expanding its power distribution system by building transmission lines. Transmission lines are necessary for transporting electrical power from the substation where it is generated to the various distribution units, and then (eventually) on to consumers.  In Nepal, most hydropower projects are located away from [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|