Nepal’s Second Generation Economic Reform

This week marks first death anniversary of  Dr. Bhola Nath Chalise. Samriddhi Foundation is hosting a book launch- ‘Alpabiram’ on May 5, 2016 to mark Dr. Chalise’s contribution to economic reforms. ‘Alpabiram’ is a compilation of articles published by Late Dr. Bhola Nath Chalise. The book also includes articles written by senior experts in his memory.

Dr Bhola Nath Chalise was named Freedom Champion of Nepal in Asia Liberty Forum 2015 for his contribution in promoting individual and economic freedom during his time with the Government of Nepal and after. During his service as the Under Secretary, Joint – Secretary and Secretary of the Ministry of Industry for a period of 16 years, Dr. Chalise was a key figure in leading the process of formulating and enacting the Industrial Enterprise Act and Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer Act, 1992 which encompassed the vision of economic liberalization in Nepal. He also played an important role as the Secretary of Ministry of Industry in bringing about the Company Act, 1997 which eased the process of registering a business in Nepal to a great extent.

Also, on the occasion of the book launch, a panel of experts will be discussing on- “Nepal’s Second Generation Economic Reform and Dr. Chalise”. Governor Dr. Chiranjibi Nepal is the Chief Guest for the program.

Please click here to watch the video from Asia Liberty Forum 2015.