Prasad Shrestha

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Prasad Shrestha said : “From last year’s repatriation experience, we had estimated that around 700 workers return home daily. Most of them return because their work contracts have expired,” “So there could be around 6,000 to 7,000 Nepalis waiting to return home during the flights suspension period” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 10, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The situation does not look as grim as it was in 2020 when the pandemic had hit both the source and destination countries. This time, Nepali migrants might be reluctant to return home as the Covid-19 situation looks far worse in Nepal and India than in the destination countries,” “As of now, there are no Nepalis stranded in destination countries. So the situation is not alarming enough so as to warrant immediate repatriation. But if the suspension is prolonged further then we will have to step in” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 10, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The foreign missions abroad can coordinate with the host government and take care of the workers whose work contracts have expired but are unable to return home. The number of such workers could be very small and manageable for now,” “Besides, last year’s repatriation guidelines are still in place, so the workers can be evacuated under the same guidelines. Also, the Board has been repatriating workers, who are in difficulty, throughout the year” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 10, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The Cabinet meeting has given authority to the local levels and the chief district officers to enforce lockdown but they are hesitating to do it,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, April 25, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once the daily counting of rhinos is completed, elephants are rested. Mahouts usually collect grass during this time or they take their elephants out for grazing,” “Tharu was attacked while he was cutting grass for his elephant” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Sometimes, such tragic incidents happen. We were not expecting this sudden attack on one of our staff, which led to the halting of the rhino count for two days,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “As per its nature, the tiger has returned to its own habitat into the wilderness,” “Since it has already attacked people and livestock, it might change its behaviour. But if it wanders to human settlements, then it could be captured again” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But the onus lies on the locals. While we can’t change wild animals’ behaviour, people should change their behaviours for minimising such losses as tiger attacks have taken place only in forests,” “With three tigers captured, such incidents are unlikely to take place in Bardiya, but we are still monitoring tigers at several places” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have stopped jungle walk and public movement along the highway at night on two-wheelers and on foot. The park has been regularly asking locals not to walk at night time or enter the jungle alone,” “Even local community leaders are being made aware so that they can impart the message to others” External link

nationmultimedia Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Tigers have snatched cattle from sheds, but they have not killed any humans there,” External link

nationmultimedia Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We had even kept a buffalo calf as a bait to capture the tigers, but the tiger did not show up. Earlier, we had to retract from the area [Khata Corridor] after 12 days,” “We believe these are different tigers causing havoc in Bardiya” External link

nationmultimedia Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have stopped jungle walk and public movement along the highway at night on two-wheelers and on foot. The park has been regularly asking locals not to walk at night time or enter the jungle alone,” “Even local community leaders are being made aware so that they can impart the message to others” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Tigers have snatched cattle from sheds, but they have not killed any humans there,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We had even kept a buffalo calf as a bait to capture the tigers, but the tiger did not show up. Earlier, we had to retract from the area [Khata Corridor] after 12 days,” “We believe these are different tigers causing havoc in Bardiya” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, active case findings, contact tracing and testing is always important to lessen the risk of outbreaks,” “But I don’t know much about what is being done, as the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division is working on it” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Politicians think that bureaucrats and police officers are instrumental in winning or losing elections,” “Even in the last local elections, in some districts, with the help of local administrations, some politicians won the elections under mysterious circumstances” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Winning the elections with the help of newly transferred police officers and bureaucrats is a wrong tendency,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The social security system comes with excellent schemes for protecting our workers. It pledges financial support and medical assistance for both short and long-term disabilities and lifetime financial support to the dependent family members in Nepal in case a worker dies,” “The scheme, at least, guarantees that our workers will remain safe and will be protected in case of any workplace accidents” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said ( about Saudi ) : “Nepali workers getting benefits from the Malaysian government’s social security programme will help the Nepal government seek similar protection from other destination countries such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar during government to government discussions,” “We can also make other labour destination countries accountable for our workers’ welfare and safety” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “If a worker dies in Malaysia and has to be cremated there, the family will get financial support of 2,000 Malaysian Ringgit (RM) for funeral services,” “If the worker’s body needs to be repatriated home, the family will get RM 6,500 for repatriation expenses” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Besides, the social security scheme protects our workers and it also imparts a message to Nepali migrants that they should always migrate through formal channels and remain documented,” “If they do not turn undocumented, they will not only get coverage from the Malaysian government’s scheme but also receive support from the Nepal government’s Foreign Employment Welfare Fund” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The new curriculum has already been approved and is ready to be implemented. Over the next few days, we will conduct orientation for trainers,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Even if all prospective workers learn about labour migration in general, it’s not a good idea to teach everyone everything about countries they are not going to,” “Malaysia-bound workers should learn about the language, culture, rules and regulations of Malaysia, not other countries” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are developing the app since the two-day orientation training is not enough for teaching the local language to aspiring migrant workers,” “It will be made mandatory for all workers to download the free app during the orientation training so that they can at least understand some basic words of the country they’ll be working in” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once the trainers’ orientation is completed, we will create a pool of trainers and an online group where the board will upload all training materials,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once all the training for trainers is completed, the board will supervise the trainers. We can contact them anytime,” “Also, when the details of the batch of candidates are uploaded on the government system, the call centre can also contact the trainers at the classroom and monitor the training live” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha says : “While there was a surge of poachers during the pandemic, the rhino population in the region is increasing again,” External link

nepalitimes Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The latest tiger attack took place where there is a high movement of big cats,” “A similar incident had occurred some two years ago when a tiger had fatally attacked a person riding a motorcycle” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Wild animals, including tigers, use that corridor. Public movement in the area is also fairly high because of the Postal Highway and human settlements. As a result, there is a high chance of tiger-human conflict in the area,” “The recent tiger attack incidents occurred around the same area but we suspect the tigers were different. During monitoring, we have spotted some new tigers in the area” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The measure was enforced to prevent tiger attack incidents in the area where tiger movement is frequent. Travelling along that stretch by foot or on motorcycles, especially during the night, might lead to a similar attack,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Our camera traps have captured different tigers on those sites. We have also installed cameras along the highway where the latest incident occurred,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We cannot just declare any tiger a man-eater. We also have to see the circumstances of these attacks. In most of these incidents, the tiger was disturbed while it was in its habitat , mating or walking with cubs or felt threatened while eating its prey,” “These tigers are not man-eaters because they have not entered human settlements to kill people” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Based on the new working procedures and curriculum, we have prepared country-specific training manuals,” “The new module will not be enforced merely like classroom teaching but will be backed by audio-visual materials” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The curriculum aims to minimise any kind of physical or health complications faced by workers. The new curriculum gives information not only on physical but also mental health,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “There are at least seven-eight cases of suicide of Nepali workers among the applications which I approve for compensation to be provided for the families of deceased migrant workers. Workplace accidents are also common,” “Such deaths raise questions about the effectiveness of pre-departure training, which I agree to a great deal. Workers have died when they returned after working outside under high temperatures and slept in an airconditioned room, showing that we have failed to warn them about this matter” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The new curriculum will go into implementation in a month,” “The new courses have been designed with a view to minimising physical damage of migrant workers and increasing their financial benefit” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Other municipalities of Kathmandu Valley are serious towards the rise in the new cases and committed to resume contact tracing,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Tests will be done for free of cost on those people who have come in close contact with the infected people or have been identified through contact tracing,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, November 2, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, we are responsible for monitoring and regulating the charges,” “We will conduct monitoring in the coming days” External link

kathmandupost Friday, October 9, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “It’s unfortunate that the provincial assembly was not allowed to decide on the basis of necessity and significance of the people and the geography,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This is a landmark event towards the protection of Nepali workers in Malaysia where they are dying in huge numbers,” “Being under the safety net of the social security scheme, employers will also be more responsible towards the safety and well-being of their workers” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “When employers contribute to the monthly premium, the coverage is limited to working hours. However, with some contribution from the workers as well, it can be extended to 24-hours,” “If we can make it to 24-hours, our workers will be better protected. The overall treatment of our workers will be different as the whole mechanism would be responsible and also financially accountable” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “In case of an incident involving Nepali workers, the Malayasian authority will seek details of the workers and their families. We will collect those details, verify them and them to Malaysia,” “The board will then facilitate the transfer of compensation amount to the bank account of the workers who have injured or died in work-related incidents. The board will work as a bridge between workers’ families and the Malaysian authority to make the process free from hassles” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Protection of Nepali workers through the host government’s social security scheme is a milestone for protecting our workers,” “As our topmost goal is to protect our workers, we can also negotiate with other countries in the Gulf region to provide similar protection to our workers in the future by showing the example of Malaysia” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Covid-19 pandemic has focussed all the attention to the reintegration aspect of the whole migration cycle. All the existing labour governance related laws and policies talk about reintegrating migrant workers socially and economically in society and with their families,” “The new guideline, which will soon come into effect, is about promoting entrepreneurship and self-employment. The guideline has been drafted considering the trend analysis of returning migrant workers and the kind of support they might need from the government” External link

kathmandupost Friday, July 10, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But all tasks were completed without mishap,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "No, doubt, home is safer than unmanaged quarantines," "It is true that quarantines are not being managed properly and a lot of people are getting infected there" External link

kathmandupost Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Although the bodies of workers who died from Covid-19 have been buried in those countries, people still must be scared and they don’t know how long they have to wait further,” “Thus, they have been giving approval for final rites” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Considering the time it might take for bringing the bodies home, we started contacting families through our call centre and local level representatives to counsel families on allowing cremation abroad,” “Once they agree, they give an affidavit, which is accepted and approved by the local level, the District Administration Office and then sent to Nepali missions abroad for performing the final rites” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked the Nepali missions abroad to inform us of the time and date of cremation immediately so that the families can go ahead with the remaining funeral rites,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The financial support has encouraged families. However, they still have choices—either wait for the resumption of flights, which is still uncertain, or allow authorities for cremation,” “Two months of lockdown and a long wait in grief have made them give the permission” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The number looks high also because migrant workers have not returned home since the country is under a lockdown. On normal days, if hundreds of Nepali workers are leaving to work, then hundreds of workers are also returning home,” “The number has gone up also because many have lost their jobs and undocumented or illegal migrants have applied for general amnest y in the host countries in order to return home” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "We have already performed over 52,000 tests," External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Due to the May Day holidays in China, both the army and our other contractors have not been able to bring in the medical equipment including reagents," External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : "We have been performing polymerase chain reaction tests on those referred by doctors," External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "Polymerase chain reaction is very costly and each test costs Rs 15,000," "We cannot afford more such tests so we are performing rapid tests" External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Even the kin of those who commit suicide receive government support. That’s why in the case of Covid-19, we don’t have to pass a specific decision,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The insurance claim can be up to Rs1.4 million based on the nature of death and the insurance package,” “We don’t know yet if the worker dying of Covid-19 will get anything from their employer too. But they will surely receive support from the Nepal government and compensation from insurance companies” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “However, the rapid testing kits that had to arrive in the third batch arrived in the first batch,” “Of the 75,000 kits ordered, 50,000 arrived” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Rapid test kits do not give 100 percent correct results,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will return any items that have defects,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Under the prevailing circumstances, it’s difficult to bring bodies to Nepal and then transport them to their family members,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Although we are on standby with our vehicles, families [of the deceased] are not approaching us,” “They also know that the country is under lockdown and almost everything is closed for now. Receiving dead bodies is not easy for them too” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “Even family members might face hurdles travelling to Kathmandu to receive the bodies,” “We have requested Nepali missions abroad not to issue no objection certificates for a few days to send bodies to Nepal” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For wildlife, this is definitely a perfect time to roam freely,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, March 27, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “It would not be a wise decision to gather such a large number of people at one place,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are still ready with all the preparations,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This was individual counting of rhinos so the census result would have given us details about their distribution pattern,” “We will also know the status of their habitat, which has also linked with rhinos’ deaths. Further, the census report would have helped authorities determine future conservation strategies” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “It is impossible to impart training to all health workers whenever new diseases emerge,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, March 20, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha claimed : “Assigning Butwal as the province capital would benefit a majority of the province’s population,” “Butwal would make for an ideal capital given that it is well-connected, has access to infrastructure, and has possibilities of high growth and development” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "As per the recommendation by a team of experts, we have decided to set up 41 health desks for now," "We are working to supply basic equipment and materials—laser thermometers, gloves, masks and leaflets, among others—to the health desks" External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : "Health workers alone cannot carry out surveillance and respond to the outbreak immediately," "For that, the help of the whole state machinery— army, police and others—is needed" External link

kathmandupost Monday, March 9, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We had immediately swung into action by improving habitat and wetland management and creations ,” “Habitat improvement started last year and will continue this fiscal year as well” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Even the carrying capacity study team is awaiting the census report as they have to see the population before drawing any conclusion,” “Also, the report is looked up to for inter-park translocations and internal relocation inside Chitwan where rhinos are congregated in the western side” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Chitwan National Park has been an excellent habitat for one-horned rhinos,” “But there have also been changes over the years like encroachment by invasives species like mikania and as impact of climate change” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “In our Plan C, we will have to shut down schools, colleges, public transport, and all public functions and gatherings,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "We are mapping right now and trying to finalize the blocks as per the distribution of rhinos in the national parks. It will be finalized within couple of days," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha admitted : “Workplace accidents and work-related diseases are quite common among migrant workers,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "They will remain at the facility for two weeks. Ten health workers checked their health on Sunday. We will continue to monitor them," External link

aa-en Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "They will remain at the facility for two weeks. Ten health workers checked their health on Sunday. We will continue to monitor them," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "They will remain at the facility for two weeks. Ten health workers checked their health on Sunday. We will continue to monitor them," External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government is serious about the matter and will make him undergo every test after locating him,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 14, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government, under the leadership of Chief Secretary Lok Darshan Regmi, has formed a team to tackle the virus in case it spreads,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 14, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are not even seeking such test reports from people coming from China ,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 4, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have also directed the Department of Drug Administration to direct national companies to increase production,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 3, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “We will strengthen our health system, increase surveillance and take all measures necessary for the safety of our people,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, January 31, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, January 27, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But we have no plans right now to evacuate,” “Wuhan is a city of 11 million people and not everyone has contracted the virus” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 27, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said ( about Commission ) : “If the embassy in that particular country writes to the board seeking blood money, we can act as facilitators to save our citizens’ lives,” “Personally, I have also requested Nepal’s National Human Rights Commission to cooperate with the human rights commissions of those countries to stop the execution of our citizens” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “There have been a few cases where family members approach us for blood money,” “In such cases, the board can link them with other organisations which can help collect such funds” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “There has been a long list of applications from the immediate families of deceased workers who died in Nepal during their contract period,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The families have now started visiting the board office for compensation,” “So far, more than 60 families have already received the compensation” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Illegal trade in wildlife has come largely under control,” “Except for species like pangolin and red panda, crimes involving big animals like tigers and rhinos have gone down” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Illegal trade in wildlife has come largely under control,” “Except for species like pangolin and red panda, crimes involving big animals like tigers and rhinos have gone down” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “I am unaware of the lab report but it wouldn’t be untrue to say that there have been no quality checks of medicines since the implementation of the three tiers of government,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Cornfields in six regions in central Tarai have been infested by the fall armyworm and we are receiving information that it has spread in other regions in a short period,” “We managed to control the spread in cornfields in the centre (Parwanipur) but this invasive pest can destroy previously uninfected fields in a night” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Protected areas have started homework about how the counting will be conducted inside the parks,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will need to provide orientation training to the manpower who will be involved in the census. Elephants to be used for rhino counting are ready while new elephants are also being trained to walk on the track,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The rhino conservation action plan says rhino counting can be done in every four or five years. The census in Nepal was delayed due to the lack of fund,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Birth and death of rhinos are natural processes. Last year, there was a surge in natural deaths of rhinos, but there must have been new rhinos born in the period. We have brought down poaching incidents to zero,” “The upcoming census is definitely important for us as its outcome will guide the government in designing its future rhino conservation strategy for at least the next five years” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Protected areas have started homework about how the counting will be conducted inside the parks,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will need to provide orientation training to the manpower who will be involved in the census. Elephants to be used for rhino counting are ready while new elephants are also being trained to walk on the track,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The rhino conservation action plan says rhino counting can be done in every four or five years. The census in Nepal was delayed due to the lack of fund,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Birth and death of rhinos are natural processes. Last year, there was a surge in natural deaths of rhinos, but there must have been new rhinos born in the period. We have brought down poaching incidents to zero,” “The upcoming census is definitely important for us as its outcome will guide the government in designing its future rhino conservation strategy for at least the next five years” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : "Due to haphazard transfer of trained manpower from the health sector by the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, we are struggling to continue the services," "A health worker trained for one service cannot provide another service. We tried a lot to explain the sensitivity of the matter but they are not interested in listening to us" External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “We are issuing a public notice for training on Thursday. Anyone can apply to receive the training,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government does not promote foreign employment. But if one wishes to voluntarily take up foreign employment for better opportunities, such training would ensure a safer working environment and self-respect,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “After completing the course, candidates can themselves decide whether they want to go abroad for work or work inside the country, which is also facing a shortage of skilled workers,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Monitoring of training programmes will happen simultaneously by Labour Offices across the country,” “During the second phase of the training, private sector training institutes will be hired for conducting such training in the other districts” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The decision will help save time and money of hundreds of aggrieved families,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We wanted to make sure that the families, who are already going through a hard time grieving over the loss of their loved one, get their compensation money without any hassles,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once the online system comes into operation, the families will not have to go even to the local bodies,” “They could apply for compensation from their mobile phones” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "It would have been better had we carried out the study before the adjustment," External link

kathmandupost Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We may not run classes until the viral fever comes under control,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “So far, we have only heard of this outbreak in domestic animals but we can’t confirm that until our team makes the assessment on the ground,” External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “So far, we have only heard of this outbreak in domestic animals but we can’t confirm that until our team makes the assessment on the ground,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, August 12, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Services will be disrupted in various health facilities if the Health Ministry is not given permission to hire health workers at the earliest,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “New posts of health workers have not been created for the last 26 years and thousands of existing posts have not been filled,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We cannot halt the adjustment process,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “When we witnessed an increase in such deaths, we beefed up monitoring of the rhino habitat. We scanned the whole potential habitat of rhinos and we found many carcases of rhinos, which might have died during the floods,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We thought water pollution could be a cause of such unknown deaths. But nothing was found during the water sample tests,” “Also, there were no serious diseases or infections when the body parts were examined in labs in Kathmandu” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked the anesthetic assistants to continue their services at the places they have been serving,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “The government is serious about saving the lives of new mothers and their children,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “When we witnessed an increase in such deaths, we beefed up monitoring of the rhino habitat. We scanned the whole potential habitat of rhinos and we found many carcases of rhinos, which might have died during the floods,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We thought water pollution could be a cause of such unknown deaths. But nothing was found during the water sample tests,” “Also, there were no serious diseases or infections when the body parts were examined in labs in Kathmandu” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Under pass or over pass in the national parks for easy movement of wildlife across the highways would be the best animal friendly infrastructure,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The academy was set up to provide additional and quality services. But patients are now deprived of several services,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The academy was set up to provide additional and quality services. But patients are now deprived of several services,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “This year too we have alerted health workers over a possible epidemic,” “Health workers, who have been serving for years, understand the sensitivity of the issues and we hope that they will continue their duties accordingly” External link

ekantipur Friday, June 21, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are confident that work on the zoological garden will begin soon,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, May 31, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked for additional amount with the Ministry of Finance but the ministry has asked us to continue the programme from the budget of the current fiscal year, which we could not use,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 13, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked for additional amount with the Ministry of Finance but the ministry has asked us to continue the programme from the budget of the current fiscal year, which we could not use,” External link

ekantipur Monday, May 13, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Survey of both tiger and prey base was done together. However, this is not as detailed when it comes to recording prey, as the focus was on tiger census,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Chure range was excluded in the survey so prey living around that could not be counted. However, the presence of tigers in Chure ranges have been recorded which means prey animals are there,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Unlike the previous study, this will be concentrated on prey status and will also cover the Chure range, where tigers have been sighted,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For instance, if the Banke National Park has the lowest prey density, it gives us the opportunity to manage the habitat as lack of fodder or grassland and water resources for prey animals must have been the reason there,” “The result will give us detailed insight for policy intervention for future and how things can be improved on the ground like grassland and water resources for recovering prey number” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Survey of both tiger and prey base was done together. However, this is not as detailed when it comes to recording prey, as the focus was on tiger census,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Chure range was excluded in the survey so prey living around that could not be counted. However, the presence of tigers in Chure ranges have been recorded which means prey animals are there,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Unlike the previous study, this will be concentrated on prey status and will also cover the Chure range, where tigers have been sighted,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For instance, if the Banke National Park has the lowest prey density, it gives us the opportunity to manage the habitat as lack of fodder or grassland and water resources for prey animals must have been the reason there,” “The result will give us detailed insight for policy intervention for future and how things can be improved on the ground like grassland and water resources for recovering prey number” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Survey of both tiger and prey base was done together. However, this is not as detailed when it comes to recording prey, as the focus was on tiger census,” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Chure range was excluded in the survey so prey living around that could not be counted. However, the presence of tigers in Chure ranges have been recorded which means prey animals are there,” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Unlike the previous study, this will be concentrated on prey status and will also cover the Chure range, where tigers have been sighted,” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For instance, if the Banke National Park has the lowest prey density, it gives us the opportunity to manage the habitat as lack of fodder or grassland and water resources for prey animals must have been the reason there,” “The result will give us detailed insight for policy intervention for future and how things can be improved on the ground like grassland and water resources for recovering prey number” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “We were told that the municipality had not supplied essential drugs to the health post for almost a year,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “I would not have taken my grandma to the health post if I knew they were not giving medicines,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But since this was the first time they were buying medicines on their own, there were some difficulties,” “Most of the local units could not procure medicines on time. Some have just started the process to buy medicines. The procurement process is expected to be completed in two months” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Civil servants are to be deployed to the provinces and local levels from Singhadurbar but 81 percent health workers are already working in the local levels,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Civil servants are to be deployed to the provinces and local levels from Singhadurbar but 81 percent health workers are already working in the local levels,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told ( about Upendra Yadav ) : “We have told Health Minister Yadav in clear terms that situation could turn worse if force is used against the agitating doctors,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Doctors have also been deployed from Kathmandu, Hetauda, Chitwan and Janakpur, while medicines and first aid kits have been sent from our regional medical stores,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Doctors have also been deployed from Kathmandu, Hetauda, Chitwan and Janakpur, while medicines and first aid kits have been sent from our regional medical stores,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 2, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are aware of the problems, but we cannot do anything until the employee adjustment process is complete,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, April 1, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are aware of the problems, but we cannot do anything until the employee adjustment process is complete,” External link

ekantipur Monday, April 1, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, processes are taking a lot of time, even for minor issues. There is nothing we can do now. We have already adopted federalism and the governance structure demands that process. There is no other way than getting used to it,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, processes are taking a lot of time, even for minor issues. There is nothing we can do now. We have already adopted federalism and the governance structure demands that process. There is no other way than getting used to it,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "About 9 months have already elapsed since the FSF-N came on board but the two-point agreement regarding the constitutional amendment which was signed on, do not seem to be taken forward for implementation," "If that thing does not come in regulation the also might break," External link

business-standard Monday, March 25, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are working to ensure basic health care services, including general surgery in district hospitals and tertiary care in provincial hospitals,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, March 3, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are working to ensure basic health care services, including general surgery in district hospitals and tertiary care in provincial hospitals,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are working to ensure basic health care services, including general surgery in district hospitals and tertiary care in provincial hospitals,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Experience matters. If those who entered the job as fourth ranked officials have moved up to the rank to sixth, then they should get an opportunity to lead health posts,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Experience matters. If those who entered the job as fourth ranked officials have moved up to the rank to sixth, then they should get an opportunity to lead health posts,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Upon being asked, we had communicated to the TU Executive Council under what headings we would require to collect additional fees from students, but so far, there has been no decision on whether or not we can take those fees,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This has now become a good source of income. We earn enough during this month-long fair for our family,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 28, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We earn around 10,000 rupees a day,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 28, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This has now become a good source of income. We earn enough during this month-long fair for our family,” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 28, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We earn around 10,000 rupees a day,” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 28, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This decision is extremely critical, as a lot of people visit these two hospitals. A decision will be made soon,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 6, 2019 5:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This decision is extremely critical, as a lot of people visit these two hospitals. A decision will be made soon,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, January 6, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The budget is limited for this fiscal year but will be increased in the next fiscal year,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, January 4, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The budget is limited for this fiscal year but will be increased in the next fiscal year,” External link

ekantipur Friday, January 4, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “We are getting positive response from migrant workers. Growing interest in the scheme proves that people want to stay in the country and do something on their own here at home,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:26:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Others have written a few lines explaining the business they want to start. Some have submitted a budget breakdown. Some candidates have submitted an application like a business plan. For instance, they want to start a buffalo farm so they want money from the government,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:26:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “We are getting positive response from migrant workers. Growing interest in the scheme proves that people want to stay in the country and do something on their own here at home,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Others have written a few lines explaining the business they want to start. Some have submitted a budget breakdown. Some candidates have submitted an application like a business plan. For instance, they want to start a buffalo farm so they want money from the government,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Among the four, bids for soil filling works will not be invited immediately. It will be delayed slightly,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, February 11, 2017 8:46:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "We should not put the lives of passengers in risk due to halt by the animals inside but that does not mean killing animals should be allowed by the authority," External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:49:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “However, it is uncertain whether all petrol pumps will be able to do whatever has to be done within the deadline,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 10, 2017 8:04:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Currently we are in learning phase in this sport and will focus on T20 format for a couple of years. But we will definitely consider about other formats in future,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 7, 2017 3:11:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “But this year, the minimum temperature has hovered above 4 degrees Celsius so far and besides the early mornings and evenings Kathmandu Valley’s winter has lost its bite, so people feel warmer even in mid-winter,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, December 27, 2016 4:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Apart from lack of awareness among consumers, infrequent market monitoring and apathy of the district-based monitoring authorities have encouraged stores to stock products past the expiration date,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, December 24, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will shut down all unregistered health facilities after January 15,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, December 21, 2016 1:17:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government will acquire private land in other places,” External link

ekantipur Monday, November 14, 2016 7:13:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The price was recommended by the Ministry of Agricultural Development,” “In case of a sharp fall in prices, state-owned Nepal Food Corporation will buy the crops at the MSP” External link

ekantipur Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “They propose to lease land owned by National Trading to set up their pumps in the Valley,” External link

ekantipur Friday, November 11, 2016 7:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Despite having big hospitals, nursing homes and hundreds of health facilities, overall health coverage in the. district is very poor,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, October 24, 2016 3:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told ( about Lokman Singh Karki ) : “We defend the government and the stance it takes. In Karki’s case, it is a motion of impeachment against a single person, where the AG’s Office will have no role to play,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 22, 2016 6:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Compared to private petrol pumps, fuel distribution by these agencies was more effective during the shortage created by over four-month trade embargo imposed by India,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “As the Nepal Army holds adequate land in the area, the government is allowing it to build the oil depot there,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “NOC has expressed its commitment to start buying the required land to build the depot,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are in testing phase of 25MW of electricity from Upper Marsyangdi Hydropower Project. It will start generating 50MW of electricity before Dashain,” “This will also help in reducing outage hours” External link

ekantipur Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Dues of the 80 lines distributed through Attariya stood at more than Rs4.4 millions, while the 44 lines in Biratnagar have to pay more than Rs3.6 millions,” External link

ekantipur Monday, August 22, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Revenue collection from housing permits has crossed Rs10 million this fiscal,” “That is the highest amount collected from issuing building permits” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have finished the first phase of the construction project and the flooding issue has been resolved, opening the way real estate development,” “In the second phase, we will construct another 25 km of roads and improve the drainage” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT



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director11.76%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
regional director11.76%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
chief of district public health office5.88%EN12/20/201620/12/2016
coordinator5.88%EN12/17/201617/12/2016
coordinator of the committee5.88%EN12/16/201616/12/2016
nc district president5.88%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
chief of dpho5.88%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
chief29.41%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
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Prasad Shrestha said : “From last year’s repatriation experience, we had estimated that around 700 workers return home daily. Most of them return because their work contracts have expired,” “So there could be around 6,000 to 7,000 Nepalis waiting to return home during the flights suspension period” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 10, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The situation does not look as grim as it was in 2020 when the pandemic had hit both the source and destination countries. This time, Nepali migrants might be reluctant to return home as the Covid-19 situation looks far worse in Nepal and India than in the destination countries,” “As of now, there are no Nepalis stranded in destination countries. So the situation is not alarming enough so as to warrant immediate repatriation. But if the suspension is prolonged further then we will have to step in” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 10, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The foreign missions abroad can coordinate with the host government and take care of the workers whose work contracts have expired but are unable to return home. The number of such workers could be very small and manageable for now,” “Besides, last year’s repatriation guidelines are still in place, so the workers can be evacuated under the same guidelines. Also, the Board has been repatriating workers, who are in difficulty, throughout the year” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 10, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The Cabinet meeting has given authority to the local levels and the chief district officers to enforce lockdown but they are hesitating to do it,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, April 25, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once the daily counting of rhinos is completed, elephants are rested. Mahouts usually collect grass during this time or they take their elephants out for grazing,” “Tharu was attacked while he was cutting grass for his elephant” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Sometimes, such tragic incidents happen. We were not expecting this sudden attack on one of our staff, which led to the halting of the rhino count for two days,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “As per its nature, the tiger has returned to its own habitat into the wilderness,” “Since it has already attacked people and livestock, it might change its behaviour. But if it wanders to human settlements, then it could be captured again” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But the onus lies on the locals. While we can’t change wild animals’ behaviour, people should change their behaviours for minimising such losses as tiger attacks have taken place only in forests,” “With three tigers captured, such incidents are unlikely to take place in Bardiya, but we are still monitoring tigers at several places” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have stopped jungle walk and public movement along the highway at night on two-wheelers and on foot. The park has been regularly asking locals not to walk at night time or enter the jungle alone,” “Even local community leaders are being made aware so that they can impart the message to others” External link

nationmultimedia Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Tigers have snatched cattle from sheds, but they have not killed any humans there,” External link

nationmultimedia Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We had even kept a buffalo calf as a bait to capture the tigers, but the tiger did not show up. Earlier, we had to retract from the area [Khata Corridor] after 12 days,” “We believe these are different tigers causing havoc in Bardiya” External link

nationmultimedia Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have stopped jungle walk and public movement along the highway at night on two-wheelers and on foot. The park has been regularly asking locals not to walk at night time or enter the jungle alone,” “Even local community leaders are being made aware so that they can impart the message to others” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Tigers have snatched cattle from sheds, but they have not killed any humans there,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We had even kept a buffalo calf as a bait to capture the tigers, but the tiger did not show up. Earlier, we had to retract from the area [Khata Corridor] after 12 days,” “We believe these are different tigers causing havoc in Bardiya” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, active case findings, contact tracing and testing is always important to lessen the risk of outbreaks,” “But I don’t know much about what is being done, as the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division is working on it” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Politicians think that bureaucrats and police officers are instrumental in winning or losing elections,” “Even in the last local elections, in some districts, with the help of local administrations, some politicians won the elections under mysterious circumstances” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Winning the elections with the help of newly transferred police officers and bureaucrats is a wrong tendency,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The social security system comes with excellent schemes for protecting our workers. It pledges financial support and medical assistance for both short and long-term disabilities and lifetime financial support to the dependent family members in Nepal in case a worker dies,” “The scheme, at least, guarantees that our workers will remain safe and will be protected in case of any workplace accidents” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said ( about Saudi ) : “Nepali workers getting benefits from the Malaysian government’s social security programme will help the Nepal government seek similar protection from other destination countries such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar during government to government discussions,” “We can also make other labour destination countries accountable for our workers’ welfare and safety” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “If a worker dies in Malaysia and has to be cremated there, the family will get financial support of 2,000 Malaysian Ringgit (RM) for funeral services,” “If the worker’s body needs to be repatriated home, the family will get RM 6,500 for repatriation expenses” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Besides, the social security scheme protects our workers and it also imparts a message to Nepali migrants that they should always migrate through formal channels and remain documented,” “If they do not turn undocumented, they will not only get coverage from the Malaysian government’s scheme but also receive support from the Nepal government’s Foreign Employment Welfare Fund” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The new curriculum has already been approved and is ready to be implemented. Over the next few days, we will conduct orientation for trainers,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Even if all prospective workers learn about labour migration in general, it’s not a good idea to teach everyone everything about countries they are not going to,” “Malaysia-bound workers should learn about the language, culture, rules and regulations of Malaysia, not other countries” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are developing the app since the two-day orientation training is not enough for teaching the local language to aspiring migrant workers,” “It will be made mandatory for all workers to download the free app during the orientation training so that they can at least understand some basic words of the country they’ll be working in” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once the trainers’ orientation is completed, we will create a pool of trainers and an online group where the board will upload all training materials,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once all the training for trainers is completed, the board will supervise the trainers. We can contact them anytime,” “Also, when the details of the batch of candidates are uploaded on the government system, the call centre can also contact the trainers at the classroom and monitor the training live” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha says : “While there was a surge of poachers during the pandemic, the rhino population in the region is increasing again,” External link

nepalitimes Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The latest tiger attack took place where there is a high movement of big cats,” “A similar incident had occurred some two years ago when a tiger had fatally attacked a person riding a motorcycle” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Wild animals, including tigers, use that corridor. Public movement in the area is also fairly high because of the Postal Highway and human settlements. As a result, there is a high chance of tiger-human conflict in the area,” “The recent tiger attack incidents occurred around the same area but we suspect the tigers were different. During monitoring, we have spotted some new tigers in the area” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The measure was enforced to prevent tiger attack incidents in the area where tiger movement is frequent. Travelling along that stretch by foot or on motorcycles, especially during the night, might lead to a similar attack,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Our camera traps have captured different tigers on those sites. We have also installed cameras along the highway where the latest incident occurred,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We cannot just declare any tiger a man-eater. We also have to see the circumstances of these attacks. In most of these incidents, the tiger was disturbed while it was in its habitat , mating or walking with cubs or felt threatened while eating its prey,” “These tigers are not man-eaters because they have not entered human settlements to kill people” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 4, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Based on the new working procedures and curriculum, we have prepared country-specific training manuals,” “The new module will not be enforced merely like classroom teaching but will be backed by audio-visual materials” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The curriculum aims to minimise any kind of physical or health complications faced by workers. The new curriculum gives information not only on physical but also mental health,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “There are at least seven-eight cases of suicide of Nepali workers among the applications which I approve for compensation to be provided for the families of deceased migrant workers. Workplace accidents are also common,” “Such deaths raise questions about the effectiveness of pre-departure training, which I agree to a great deal. Workers have died when they returned after working outside under high temperatures and slept in an airconditioned room, showing that we have failed to warn them about this matter” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The new curriculum will go into implementation in a month,” “The new courses have been designed with a view to minimising physical damage of migrant workers and increasing their financial benefit” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Other municipalities of Kathmandu Valley are serious towards the rise in the new cases and committed to resume contact tracing,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Tests will be done for free of cost on those people who have come in close contact with the infected people or have been identified through contact tracing,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, November 2, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, we are responsible for monitoring and regulating the charges,” “We will conduct monitoring in the coming days” External link

kathmandupost Friday, October 9, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “It’s unfortunate that the provincial assembly was not allowed to decide on the basis of necessity and significance of the people and the geography,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This is a landmark event towards the protection of Nepali workers in Malaysia where they are dying in huge numbers,” “Being under the safety net of the social security scheme, employers will also be more responsible towards the safety and well-being of their workers” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “When employers contribute to the monthly premium, the coverage is limited to working hours. However, with some contribution from the workers as well, it can be extended to 24-hours,” “If we can make it to 24-hours, our workers will be better protected. The overall treatment of our workers will be different as the whole mechanism would be responsible and also financially accountable” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “In case of an incident involving Nepali workers, the Malayasian authority will seek details of the workers and their families. We will collect those details, verify them and them to Malaysia,” “The board will then facilitate the transfer of compensation amount to the bank account of the workers who have injured or died in work-related incidents. The board will work as a bridge between workers’ families and the Malaysian authority to make the process free from hassles” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Protection of Nepali workers through the host government’s social security scheme is a milestone for protecting our workers,” “As our topmost goal is to protect our workers, we can also negotiate with other countries in the Gulf region to provide similar protection to our workers in the future by showing the example of Malaysia” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Covid-19 pandemic has focussed all the attention to the reintegration aspect of the whole migration cycle. All the existing labour governance related laws and policies talk about reintegrating migrant workers socially and economically in society and with their families,” “The new guideline, which will soon come into effect, is about promoting entrepreneurship and self-employment. The guideline has been drafted considering the trend analysis of returning migrant workers and the kind of support they might need from the government” External link

kathmandupost Friday, July 10, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But all tasks were completed without mishap,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "No, doubt, home is safer than unmanaged quarantines," "It is true that quarantines are not being managed properly and a lot of people are getting infected there" External link

kathmandupost Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Although the bodies of workers who died from Covid-19 have been buried in those countries, people still must be scared and they don’t know how long they have to wait further,” “Thus, they have been giving approval for final rites” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Considering the time it might take for bringing the bodies home, we started contacting families through our call centre and local level representatives to counsel families on allowing cremation abroad,” “Once they agree, they give an affidavit, which is accepted and approved by the local level, the District Administration Office and then sent to Nepali missions abroad for performing the final rites” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked the Nepali missions abroad to inform us of the time and date of cremation immediately so that the families can go ahead with the remaining funeral rites,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The financial support has encouraged families. However, they still have choices—either wait for the resumption of flights, which is still uncertain, or allow authorities for cremation,” “Two months of lockdown and a long wait in grief have made them give the permission” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The number looks high also because migrant workers have not returned home since the country is under a lockdown. On normal days, if hundreds of Nepali workers are leaving to work, then hundreds of workers are also returning home,” “The number has gone up also because many have lost their jobs and undocumented or illegal migrants have applied for general amnest y in the host countries in order to return home” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "We have already performed over 52,000 tests," External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Due to the May Day holidays in China, both the army and our other contractors have not been able to bring in the medical equipment including reagents," External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : "We have been performing polymerase chain reaction tests on those referred by doctors," External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "Polymerase chain reaction is very costly and each test costs Rs 15,000," "We cannot afford more such tests so we are performing rapid tests" External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Even the kin of those who commit suicide receive government support. That’s why in the case of Covid-19, we don’t have to pass a specific decision,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The insurance claim can be up to Rs1.4 million based on the nature of death and the insurance package,” “We don’t know yet if the worker dying of Covid-19 will get anything from their employer too. But they will surely receive support from the Nepal government and compensation from insurance companies” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “However, the rapid testing kits that had to arrive in the third batch arrived in the first batch,” “Of the 75,000 kits ordered, 50,000 arrived” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Rapid test kits do not give 100 percent correct results,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will return any items that have defects,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Under the prevailing circumstances, it’s difficult to bring bodies to Nepal and then transport them to their family members,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Although we are on standby with our vehicles, families [of the deceased] are not approaching us,” “They also know that the country is under lockdown and almost everything is closed for now. Receiving dead bodies is not easy for them too” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “Even family members might face hurdles travelling to Kathmandu to receive the bodies,” “We have requested Nepali missions abroad not to issue no objection certificates for a few days to send bodies to Nepal” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For wildlife, this is definitely a perfect time to roam freely,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, March 27, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “It would not be a wise decision to gather such a large number of people at one place,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are still ready with all the preparations,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This was individual counting of rhinos so the census result would have given us details about their distribution pattern,” “We will also know the status of their habitat, which has also linked with rhinos’ deaths. Further, the census report would have helped authorities determine future conservation strategies” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “It is impossible to impart training to all health workers whenever new diseases emerge,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, March 20, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha claimed : “Assigning Butwal as the province capital would benefit a majority of the province’s population,” “Butwal would make for an ideal capital given that it is well-connected, has access to infrastructure, and has possibilities of high growth and development” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "As per the recommendation by a team of experts, we have decided to set up 41 health desks for now," "We are working to supply basic equipment and materials—laser thermometers, gloves, masks and leaflets, among others—to the health desks" External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : "Health workers alone cannot carry out surveillance and respond to the outbreak immediately," "For that, the help of the whole state machinery— army, police and others—is needed" External link

kathmandupost Monday, March 9, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We had immediately swung into action by improving habitat and wetland management and creations ,” “Habitat improvement started last year and will continue this fiscal year as well” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Even the carrying capacity study team is awaiting the census report as they have to see the population before drawing any conclusion,” “Also, the report is looked up to for inter-park translocations and internal relocation inside Chitwan where rhinos are congregated in the western side” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Chitwan National Park has been an excellent habitat for one-horned rhinos,” “But there have also been changes over the years like encroachment by invasives species like mikania and as impact of climate change” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “In our Plan C, we will have to shut down schools, colleges, public transport, and all public functions and gatherings,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "We are mapping right now and trying to finalize the blocks as per the distribution of rhinos in the national parks. It will be finalized within couple of days," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha admitted : “Workplace accidents and work-related diseases are quite common among migrant workers,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "They will remain at the facility for two weeks. Ten health workers checked their health on Sunday. We will continue to monitor them," External link

aa-en Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "They will remain at the facility for two weeks. Ten health workers checked their health on Sunday. We will continue to monitor them," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "They will remain at the facility for two weeks. Ten health workers checked their health on Sunday. We will continue to monitor them," External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government is serious about the matter and will make him undergo every test after locating him,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 14, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government, under the leadership of Chief Secretary Lok Darshan Regmi, has formed a team to tackle the virus in case it spreads,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 14, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are not even seeking such test reports from people coming from China ,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 4, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have also directed the Department of Drug Administration to direct national companies to increase production,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 3, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “We will strengthen our health system, increase surveillance and take all measures necessary for the safety of our people,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, January 31, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, January 27, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But we have no plans right now to evacuate,” “Wuhan is a city of 11 million people and not everyone has contracted the virus” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 27, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said ( about Commission ) : “If the embassy in that particular country writes to the board seeking blood money, we can act as facilitators to save our citizens’ lives,” “Personally, I have also requested Nepal’s National Human Rights Commission to cooperate with the human rights commissions of those countries to stop the execution of our citizens” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “There have been a few cases where family members approach us for blood money,” “In such cases, the board can link them with other organisations which can help collect such funds” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : "Health condition of both the patients is stable," External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “There has been a long list of applications from the immediate families of deceased workers who died in Nepal during their contract period,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The families have now started visiting the board office for compensation,” “So far, more than 60 families have already received the compensation” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Illegal trade in wildlife has come largely under control,” “Except for species like pangolin and red panda, crimes involving big animals like tigers and rhinos have gone down” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Illegal trade in wildlife has come largely under control,” “Except for species like pangolin and red panda, crimes involving big animals like tigers and rhinos have gone down” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “I am unaware of the lab report but it wouldn’t be untrue to say that there have been no quality checks of medicines since the implementation of the three tiers of government,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Cornfields in six regions in central Tarai have been infested by the fall armyworm and we are receiving information that it has spread in other regions in a short period,” “We managed to control the spread in cornfields in the centre (Parwanipur) but this invasive pest can destroy previously uninfected fields in a night” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Protected areas have started homework about how the counting will be conducted inside the parks,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will need to provide orientation training to the manpower who will be involved in the census. Elephants to be used for rhino counting are ready while new elephants are also being trained to walk on the track,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The rhino conservation action plan says rhino counting can be done in every four or five years. The census in Nepal was delayed due to the lack of fund,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Birth and death of rhinos are natural processes. Last year, there was a surge in natural deaths of rhinos, but there must have been new rhinos born in the period. We have brought down poaching incidents to zero,” “The upcoming census is definitely important for us as its outcome will guide the government in designing its future rhino conservation strategy for at least the next five years” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Protected areas have started homework about how the counting will be conducted inside the parks,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will need to provide orientation training to the manpower who will be involved in the census. Elephants to be used for rhino counting are ready while new elephants are also being trained to walk on the track,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The rhino conservation action plan says rhino counting can be done in every four or five years. The census in Nepal was delayed due to the lack of fund,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Birth and death of rhinos are natural processes. Last year, there was a surge in natural deaths of rhinos, but there must have been new rhinos born in the period. We have brought down poaching incidents to zero,” “The upcoming census is definitely important for us as its outcome will guide the government in designing its future rhino conservation strategy for at least the next five years” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : "Due to haphazard transfer of trained manpower from the health sector by the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, we are struggling to continue the services," "A health worker trained for one service cannot provide another service. We tried a lot to explain the sensitivity of the matter but they are not interested in listening to us" External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “We are issuing a public notice for training on Thursday. Anyone can apply to receive the training,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government does not promote foreign employment. But if one wishes to voluntarily take up foreign employment for better opportunities, such training would ensure a safer working environment and self-respect,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “After completing the course, candidates can themselves decide whether they want to go abroad for work or work inside the country, which is also facing a shortage of skilled workers,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Monitoring of training programmes will happen simultaneously by Labour Offices across the country,” “During the second phase of the training, private sector training institutes will be hired for conducting such training in the other districts” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The decision will help save time and money of hundreds of aggrieved families,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We wanted to make sure that the families, who are already going through a hard time grieving over the loss of their loved one, get their compensation money without any hassles,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Once the online system comes into operation, the families will not have to go even to the local bodies,” “They could apply for compensation from their mobile phones” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "It would have been better had we carried out the study before the adjustment," External link

kathmandupost Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We may not run classes until the viral fever comes under control,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “So far, we have only heard of this outbreak in domestic animals but we can’t confirm that until our team makes the assessment on the ground,” External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “So far, we have only heard of this outbreak in domestic animals but we can’t confirm that until our team makes the assessment on the ground,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, August 12, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Services will be disrupted in various health facilities if the Health Ministry is not given permission to hire health workers at the earliest,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “New posts of health workers have not been created for the last 26 years and thousands of existing posts have not been filled,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We cannot halt the adjustment process,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “When we witnessed an increase in such deaths, we beefed up monitoring of the rhino habitat. We scanned the whole potential habitat of rhinos and we found many carcases of rhinos, which might have died during the floods,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We thought water pollution could be a cause of such unknown deaths. But nothing was found during the water sample tests,” “Also, there were no serious diseases or infections when the body parts were examined in labs in Kathmandu” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked the anesthetic assistants to continue their services at the places they have been serving,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “The government is serious about saving the lives of new mothers and their children,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “When we witnessed an increase in such deaths, we beefed up monitoring of the rhino habitat. We scanned the whole potential habitat of rhinos and we found many carcases of rhinos, which might have died during the floods,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We thought water pollution could be a cause of such unknown deaths. But nothing was found during the water sample tests,” “Also, there were no serious diseases or infections when the body parts were examined in labs in Kathmandu” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Under pass or over pass in the national parks for easy movement of wildlife across the highways would be the best animal friendly infrastructure,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The academy was set up to provide additional and quality services. But patients are now deprived of several services,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “The academy was set up to provide additional and quality services. But patients are now deprived of several services,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “This year too we have alerted health workers over a possible epidemic,” “Health workers, who have been serving for years, understand the sensitivity of the issues and we hope that they will continue their duties accordingly” External link

ekantipur Friday, June 21, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are confident that work on the zoological garden will begin soon,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, May 31, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked for additional amount with the Ministry of Finance but the ministry has asked us to continue the programme from the budget of the current fiscal year, which we could not use,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 13, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have asked for additional amount with the Ministry of Finance but the ministry has asked us to continue the programme from the budget of the current fiscal year, which we could not use,” External link

ekantipur Monday, May 13, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Survey of both tiger and prey base was done together. However, this is not as detailed when it comes to recording prey, as the focus was on tiger census,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Chure range was excluded in the survey so prey living around that could not be counted. However, the presence of tigers in Chure ranges have been recorded which means prey animals are there,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Unlike the previous study, this will be concentrated on prey status and will also cover the Chure range, where tigers have been sighted,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For instance, if the Banke National Park has the lowest prey density, it gives us the opportunity to manage the habitat as lack of fodder or grassland and water resources for prey animals must have been the reason there,” “The result will give us detailed insight for policy intervention for future and how things can be improved on the ground like grassland and water resources for recovering prey number” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Survey of both tiger and prey base was done together. However, this is not as detailed when it comes to recording prey, as the focus was on tiger census,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Chure range was excluded in the survey so prey living around that could not be counted. However, the presence of tigers in Chure ranges have been recorded which means prey animals are there,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Unlike the previous study, this will be concentrated on prey status and will also cover the Chure range, where tigers have been sighted,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For instance, if the Banke National Park has the lowest prey density, it gives us the opportunity to manage the habitat as lack of fodder or grassland and water resources for prey animals must have been the reason there,” “The result will give us detailed insight for policy intervention for future and how things can be improved on the ground like grassland and water resources for recovering prey number” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Survey of both tiger and prey base was done together. However, this is not as detailed when it comes to recording prey, as the focus was on tiger census,” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The Chure range was excluded in the survey so prey living around that could not be counted. However, the presence of tigers in Chure ranges have been recorded which means prey animals are there,” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “Unlike the previous study, this will be concentrated on prey status and will also cover the Chure range, where tigers have been sighted,” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “For instance, if the Banke National Park has the lowest prey density, it gives us the opportunity to manage the habitat as lack of fodder or grassland and water resources for prey animals must have been the reason there,” “The result will give us detailed insight for policy intervention for future and how things can be improved on the ground like grassland and water resources for recovering prey number” External link

ekantipur Friday, May 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “We were told that the municipality had not supplied essential drugs to the health post for almost a year,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “I would not have taken my grandma to the health post if I knew they were not giving medicines,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “But since this was the first time they were buying medicines on their own, there were some difficulties,” “Most of the local units could not procure medicines on time. Some have just started the process to buy medicines. The procurement process is expected to be completed in two months” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Civil servants are to be deployed to the provinces and local levels from Singhadurbar but 81 percent health workers are already working in the local levels,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Civil servants are to be deployed to the provinces and local levels from Singhadurbar but 81 percent health workers are already working in the local levels,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6:05:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told ( about Upendra Yadav ) : “We have told Health Minister Yadav in clear terms that situation could turn worse if force is used against the agitating doctors,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Doctors have also been deployed from Kathmandu, Hetauda, Chitwan and Janakpur, while medicines and first aid kits have been sent from our regional medical stores,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Doctors have also been deployed from Kathmandu, Hetauda, Chitwan and Janakpur, while medicines and first aid kits have been sent from our regional medical stores,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 2, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are aware of the problems, but we cannot do anything until the employee adjustment process is complete,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, April 1, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are aware of the problems, but we cannot do anything until the employee adjustment process is complete,” External link

ekantipur Monday, April 1, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, processes are taking a lot of time, even for minor issues. There is nothing we can do now. We have already adopted federalism and the governance structure demands that process. There is no other way than getting used to it,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Yes, processes are taking a lot of time, even for minor issues. There is nothing we can do now. We have already adopted federalism and the governance structure demands that process. There is no other way than getting used to it,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "About 9 months have already elapsed since the FSF-N came on board but the two-point agreement regarding the constitutional amendment which was signed on, do not seem to be taken forward for implementation," "If that thing does not come in regulation the also might break," External link

business-standard Monday, March 25, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are working to ensure basic health care services, including general surgery in district hospitals and tertiary care in provincial hospitals,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, March 3, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are working to ensure basic health care services, including general surgery in district hospitals and tertiary care in provincial hospitals,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are working to ensure basic health care services, including general surgery in district hospitals and tertiary care in provincial hospitals,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Experience matters. If those who entered the job as fourth ranked officials have moved up to the rank to sixth, then they should get an opportunity to lead health posts,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Experience matters. If those who entered the job as fourth ranked officials have moved up to the rank to sixth, then they should get an opportunity to lead health posts,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Upon being asked, we had communicated to the TU Executive Council under what headings we would require to collect additional fees from students, but so far, there has been no decision on whether or not we can take those fees,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This has now become a good source of income. We earn enough during this month-long fair for our family,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 28, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We earn around 10,000 rupees a day,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 28, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This has now become a good source of income. We earn enough during this month-long fair for our family,” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 28, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We earn around 10,000 rupees a day,” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 28, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This decision is extremely critical, as a lot of people visit these two hospitals. A decision will be made soon,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 6, 2019 5:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “This decision is extremely critical, as a lot of people visit these two hospitals. A decision will be made soon,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, January 6, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The budget is limited for this fiscal year but will be increased in the next fiscal year,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, January 4, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The budget is limited for this fiscal year but will be increased in the next fiscal year,” External link

ekantipur Friday, January 4, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “We are getting positive response from migrant workers. Growing interest in the scheme proves that people want to stay in the country and do something on their own here at home,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:26:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Others have written a few lines explaining the business they want to start. Some have submitted a budget breakdown. Some candidates have submitted an application like a business plan. For instance, they want to start a buffalo farm so they want money from the government,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:26:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha added : “We are getting positive response from migrant workers. Growing interest in the scheme proves that people want to stay in the country and do something on their own here at home,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Others have written a few lines explaining the business they want to start. Some have submitted a budget breakdown. Some candidates have submitted an application like a business plan. For instance, they want to start a buffalo farm so they want money from the government,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 23, 2018 5:16:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Among the four, bids for soil filling works will not be invited immediately. It will be delayed slightly,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, February 11, 2017 8:46:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : "We should not put the lives of passengers in risk due to halt by the animals inside but that does not mean killing animals should be allowed by the authority," External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:49:00 PM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “However, it is uncertain whether all petrol pumps will be able to do whatever has to be done within the deadline,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 10, 2017 8:04:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Currently we are in learning phase in this sport and will focus on T20 format for a couple of years. But we will definitely consider about other formats in future,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, January 7, 2017 3:11:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told : “But this year, the minimum temperature has hovered above 4 degrees Celsius so far and besides the early mornings and evenings Kathmandu Valley’s winter has lost its bite, so people feel warmer even in mid-winter,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, December 27, 2016 4:25:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Apart from lack of awareness among consumers, infrequent market monitoring and apathy of the district-based monitoring authorities have encouraged stores to stock products past the expiration date,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, December 24, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We will shut down all unregistered health facilities after January 15,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, December 21, 2016 1:17:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The government will acquire private land in other places,” External link

ekantipur Monday, November 14, 2016 7:13:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “The price was recommended by the Ministry of Agricultural Development,” “In case of a sharp fall in prices, state-owned Nepal Food Corporation will buy the crops at the MSP” External link

ekantipur Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “They propose to lease land owned by National Trading to set up their pumps in the Valley,” External link

ekantipur Friday, November 11, 2016 7:20:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Despite having big hospitals, nursing homes and hundreds of health facilities, overall health coverage in the. district is very poor,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, October 24, 2016 3:59:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha told ( about Lokman Singh Karki ) : “We defend the government and the stance it takes. In Karki’s case, it is a motion of impeachment against a single person, where the AG’s Office will have no role to play,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 22, 2016 6:43:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Compared to private petrol pumps, fuel distribution by these agencies was more effective during the shortage created by over four-month trade embargo imposed by India,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “As the Nepal Army holds adequate land in the area, the government is allowing it to build the oil depot there,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “NOC has expressed its commitment to start buying the required land to build the depot,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:28:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We are in testing phase of 25MW of electricity from Upper Marsyangdi Hydropower Project. It will start generating 50MW of electricity before Dashain,” “This will also help in reducing outage hours” External link

ekantipur Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Dues of the 80 lines distributed through Attariya stood at more than Rs4.4 millions, while the 44 lines in Biratnagar have to pay more than Rs3.6 millions,” External link

ekantipur Monday, August 22, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “Revenue collection from housing permits has crossed Rs10 million this fiscal,” “That is the highest amount collected from issuing building permits” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Prasad Shrestha said : “We have finished the first phase of the construction project and the flooding issue has been resolved, opening the way real estate development,” “In the second phase, we will construct another 25 km of roads and improve the drainage” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president of the nepal5.88%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
director11.76%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
regional director11.76%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
chief of district public health office5.88%EN12/20/201620/12/2016
coordinator5.88%EN12/17/201617/12/2016
coordinator of the committee5.88%EN12/16/201616/12/2016
nc district president5.88%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
chief of dpho5.88%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
chief29.41%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
senior engineer5.88%EN06/22/201622/06/2016
diretor5.88%PT03/04/201504/03/2015
Names Lang Count
Prasad ShresthaEN88.89%
Prasad ShresthaPT6.67%
Prasad ShresthaSA4.44%


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