Ongoing Development Projects in Nepal

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Ongoing Development Projects in Nepal

Very Short Answer Questions

1.    What is a development project?

Ans: A development project is a devised program with certain objectives which should be completed in a certain time frame with the help of an allocated budget.

2.    What do you understand by the "Projects Those of National Priority"?

Ans: Those projects which are of national importance, given top priority by the government and for which we feel proud and humble and give the identity of the whole nation are understood as the "projects of national priority".

3. What are the infrastructures of projects? Mention.

Ans The infrastructure of the project are: provision of capital provision of communication provision of human power equipment, machine, tools, and technologies

4. How many projects have been considered ‘the projects of national ‘?

Ans 21 projects pride have been considered ‘the projects of national pride.

5. Name two reasons for Projects of National Pride not being completed on time.

Ans The projects of National Pride can’t be completed on time due to the following reasons:

·       Lack of budget

·       Lack of proper plans and policies

Short Answer Questions

1. Clarify the importance and need of the development project.

Ans- The importance and need of development projects are:

·       To fulfill the needs of the citizen.

·       To increase employment and self-employment.

·       To expand the facilities of transportation, communication, health, education, electricity, drinking water, etc.

·       For all-around development of the country.

·       To make the country independent.

·       To increase revenue and improve the living standard of people.

·       To increase the prestige and dignity of the country.

2.    Why are the projects running in Nepal not completed within the specified period? Mention the reasons and also list the measures of solution.

Ans- The projects running in Nepal are not completed within the specified period. The reasons and solution are as follows:




Control corruption.

Lack of public participation.

Increase and give importance in public investment and participation.

Political instability.

Maintain political stability.

Lack of skilled manpower.

Preparation of skilled manpower by providing training and education.

Weak economic condition.

Right use of foreign donations.

Lack of technology.

Give priority to technical education.

Difficult topography.

Run the project based on topography.

Ignorance from the government.

Regular supervision, and monitoring from the government level during the project duration.


3.    What is your opinion about the domestic investment in the projects? Present your logic.

Ans The domestic investment in the projects is very important. it has several benefits

They are:

·       Increasement in national pride and prestige.

·       Remittance can be utilized properly.

·       There won’t be foreign interference in the internal affairs of the country.

·       No need to depend on foreign donations and aid for development.

·       Strengthen the nation, national integrity, nationality, self-respect, sovereignty, etc.

·       Develops the habit to be self-reliant.

·       Increase in public participation.

·       Develops the feeling of entrepreneurship.


4.    What advantages can the Pushpalal Mid-Hill Highway provide? Write your logic.

Ans- Mid-hill highway was aimed at connecting the mid-hilly districts with road networks. After the completion of this project, people will have the following benefits:

·       It can improve the education and health sector.

·       It can contribute to the establishment of several industries and creates self-employment opportunities.

·       Improves the living standard of people in the hilly region.

·       It connects east to west of Nepal with road networks.

·       It helps to sell and distribute the local productions.

·       It helps to develop towns and cities in hilly areas.

5.    If you were a member of the National Planning Commission, what project would your run in your province? Why?

Ans- If I were a member of the National Planning Commission, I would run the irrigation project in my province. The detail of the project is as follows:

(a)   Name of the project: Chitwan Irrigation Project.

(b)  Location of the project: Chitwan District.

(c)   Objective of the project:

·       To provide easy irrigation facilities.

·       To increase agricultural productivity.

·       To encourage the farmers for commercial agriculture.

(d)  Advantages of the project:

·       Increase in agricultural production.

·       Agro-based industries can be established.

·       Generates employment opportunities for the youths.

·       Helps to run agricultural business throughout the year.

(e)  Date to begin the project: 2076 Ashwin 1st

(f)     Estimated cost for the project: About Rs 1.5 Arab

(g)   Fund for the project:

§  Government of Nepal

§  Public participation

§  World Bank

6.    Make a list of infrastructures of the project.

Ans The list of infrastructures of the project are given below:

Ø extension of roadways and airways.

Ø facilities of communication.

Ø reliable supply of electricity

Ø skilled manpower equipment, machines, and machinery

Ø management of capital

Ø availability of technology

7.    Despite the efforts made by the federal and state government, the degradation of Chure hill has not been stopped. It has caused negative impacts on the environment. What roles can the local level play in these circumstances? Write four points. in (SEE, 2075 GP)

Ans The natural resources of Chure hill have been excavated and supplied to different places illegally due to which the biodiversity of this region has degraded. The efforts of the Federal government and State governments have become effortless. In this regard, the local governments can play an important role to save the Chure region. For this, they can apply the following strategy:

Ø The local governments of the Chure regions can stop the excavation of sand, soil, and stone immediately which causes the environmental degradation

Ø Local levels can launch afforestation programs around Chure hill

Ø They can launch awareness programs to control the encroachment of forests and hunting animals

Ø The local government can allocate budget to control fire, for plantation and to save the water resources.





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