Problems in Nepalese Policy-Making Landscape: A Covid-19 Example

Attributable to lack of critical appraisal of the Covid-19 situation and a series of poor policy choices, Nepal has not only pushed itself deeper into a health crisis but also has evoked the worst economic and humanitarian crisis when compared to the past three decades.

Nepal experienced the coronavirus wave later than many other nations, providing the country with ample time for crisis preparedness and several examples to learn from. Despite the opportunity, the government betrothed itself in power exploitation, making the country rely on hard-pressed policy choices and ad-hoc decisions. Continue reading