What constitutes ”essential” and who decides?

Over the lockdown and different phases of prohibitory orders, we have been hearing ‘essential business’, ‘essential workers’, ‘shop only what’s

Bidhyalaxmi Maharjan

About Bidhyalaxmi Maharjan

Bidhyalaxmi is working as Research & Communications Assistant at Samriddhi Foundation. She is a Master of Arts student at Madan Bhandari Memorial College.

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Economic Freedom for the Sake of Living

While the world is experiencing riots against racism, Nepal is fighting its own battle against the worst case of human

Prakash Maharjan

About Prakash Maharjan

Prakash Maharjan is a researcher at Samridhi Foundation with his area of focus in the field of federalism, governance, development and entrepreneurship. He is pursuing his postgraduate studies in International Relations and Diplomacy at Tribhuwan University and is a graduate in Business Administration from Kathmandu University. He was previously a research fellow at Sichuan University prior to joining Samriddhi Foundation. He believes in hard work and determination and aims to instigate policy reforms in the country on the basis of evidence-based research with a vision to flourish prosperity in the country.

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NAC: Failure is becoming the new normal.

This month, a couple of news regarding Nepal Airlines Corporation and its demand for Rs. 4 billion to purchase new

Anushruti Adhikari

About Anushruti Adhikari

Anushruti is a Research Intern at Samriddhi Foundation. She is a Graduate Student of Bachelors in Business Administration- Specialization in Banking and Insurance. She is interested in Economics, Policy Research and Analysis

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Continuing Top-Down Approach to Combat Covid-19 Might be a Bad Idea

Tackling a social calamity is not like fighting a war which works best when a leader can use top-down power

Ayushma Maharjan

About Ayushma Maharjan

Ayushma Maharjan pursued development finance as part of her undergraduate education. She is currently working as the Research and Communications Officer. She has been focusing on writing blogs and articles and has been researching on contemporary economic issues of Nepal. She aspires to craft conducive reforms through evidence-based policy making and redefine the policy discourse in Nepal .

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Pandemic is testing the government today; policy will, tomorrow

Well it goes without saying that the Covid-19 crisis has put the current government through its biggest test thus far.

Akash Shrestha

About Akash Shrestha

Akash Shrestha is a researcher at Samriddhi Foundation where his focus areas are investment laws, public enterprises and education.

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