S9: Physical Infrastructure Development in Nepal


S9: Physical Infrastructure Development in Nepal

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This symposium will assess existing challenges and opportunities related to physical infrastructure development in Nepal, and recommend policies, programs and implementation mechanisms to jump start major infrastructure projects to revive the sunken economy of the country following the global pandemic caused by Covid-19. Also, the symposium will deliberate upon a firm mechanism to integrate the large number of NRN returnees especially the migrant workers working in the areas of building and construction, by directly involving them into these infrastructure development project. Focus will include review of overall challenges in delivering large infrastructure projects in Nepal, critical analysis of the status of the past and ongoing mega infrastructure projects, also known as Projects of National Pride (PNP) of Nepal and lessons learned from these flagship projects, use of new technologies and methodologies in construction,capacity enhancement of Nepali contractors, review of existing contracting process and procurement laws, and ensuring integrity in delivering mega infrastructure projects.

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Session Chair:

  • Hon. Basnta Kumar Nemang

Observer Remarks:

  • Er Deepak Babu Kandel
  • Invited Speakers:
  • John Messer
  • Anuj Agrawal/Anil Gyanwali
  • Arun Dev Panta
  • Prof Dr Sangeeta Singh
  • Keshav Raj Gnawali

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Date And Time

2020-10-09 @ 09:00 AM to
2020-10-09 @ 01:30 PM


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