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  Chilime Board Restructures Subsidiary Companies
    KATHMANDU, July 23 : Chilime Hydropower Company has changed organizational structure of its three subsidiary companies.

The board meeting of the company held on Tuesday decided to create separate posts of chairpersons and managing directors in all three subsidiary companies - Madhya-Bhotekoshi, Sanjen and Rasuwagadhi.

  Financial Bill Cuts Facilities Announced In Budget
    KATHMANDU, July 23 : The government has cut incentives for the hydropower sector announced through the budget for fiscal year 2014/15.

Some incentives issued through the budget speech are missing from the Financial Bill 20131/14.

  Mega Bank To Open Regional Offices
    KATHMANDU, July 23: With the country moving toward federal setup, Mega Bank on Wednesday it was planning to open regional offices in at least four-five places.

“We also have a strategy to venture into international markets. We have been receiving requests to open branch office sin Sikkim, Darjeeling and Dehradun of India,” Madan Kumar Dahal, chairman of Mega Bank, said, speaking at a program organized to celebrate 4th anniversary of the bank. “We want to go for joint ventures in India if not in US, Europe or Japan.”

  Kavre DAO To Train Farmers On Safe Use Of Pesticides
    KATHMANDU, July 23: District Administration Office (DAO), Kavre is preparing to make vegetables farmers and traders aware of the pesticide limit in vegetables following criticism that vegetables supplied by the district contain high amount of pesticide residue.

The DAO Kavre took the decision after results of lab tests of vegetables made public by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) last week showed that potato supplied by the district was containing pesticide residue of as high as 90 percent.

  Govt All Set To Form Public Private Partnership Center
    The center will facilitate projects to be developed under PPP model

KATHMANDU, July 22: Preparations are underway to establish Public Private Partnership (PPP) Center, under the chairmanship of a member of the National Planning Commission (NPC), to facilitate PPP programs.

“The government will soon table PPP Bill, which will be consolidated with the Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) Act, 2063 BS, in the parliament. The bill envisages opening PPP cells in every ministry for forwarding the proposed PPP programs to the center,” Lal Shankar Ghimire, joint secretary of NPC, told Republica. “The PPP Center will evaluate PPP proposal documents and forward it to PPP cells in concerned ministries. The ministries will then forward the proposals to the PPP center for approval.”

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