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Organic vegetables stores doing brisk business

SUJAN DHUNGANA
-- Demand for vegetable slightly down in Kalimati market

-- More people buying organic vegetables even though they are costly

-- More than 800 farms producing organic vegetables

KATHMANDU, July 29: Stores dealing on organic vegetables are doing brisk business after the government intensified crackdown against pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables.

“Our sales have doubled compared to a month ago. A large number of customers are visiting our store to purchase organic vegetables,” Bandi Sherpa, owner of Kapan-based Organic Farm House, told Republica. “We record daily sales of around Rs 12,000 these days.” [More]

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Time and again we hear of top leaders going abroad for medical treatment on state-funded expenses. Should there be a cutoff on how much the state spends on its sick leaders? The Week asked a few people for their take on the matter.


The budget for leaders´ treatments should definitely be limited. If they have to go abroad for health treatment, why can’t they go to Singapore or Bangkok where the health treatment is cheaper than, say, in the US or Europe?

Besides, the trend of leaders going abroad for health treatment points to the shoddy health system at home. Leaders should get their treatment in Nepal because that’s what the general public does. And for that, they will first of all need to improve the health system at home. This will also have the benefit of developing the health sector.

 
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