Bikas udhyami

Through the Bikas Udhyami blog, we share our perspectives and analysis on Nepal’s state of affairs and development. In addition, as part of our blog we provide insights into our work and activities.

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 12: Embracing Diversity In Serving Its Customers – The Bakery CaféJanuary 31, 2018 Bikas Udhyami (Anusha Neupane)
After working with differently abled at some public event, Mr. Shyam Sundar Lal Kakshapati, the Chairman of Nanglo International, was impressed by their dedication and professionalism. As in most professional settings, they are not considered eligible for work, he got the inspiration to employ them. So in 1997, he started the Bakery Cafe by hiring 12 young bright candidates, who had no previous work experience and no training in food and hospitality industry. Currently, the company has employed more than 50 speaking and hearing impaired people as well as persons with physical disabilities such as dwarfism. Read More
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 11: Converting Agro Produce into Cash: The Story of R&D InnovationJanuary 30, 2018 Bikas Udhyami (Lokmani Subedi)
The main impact is that we are developing new entrepreneurs in the field of agriculture. Through our work with small farmers we can observe changes in their day to day lives. They are earning a livelihood and as a result of owning their greenhouse, their economic status has changed and they are now investing in education. Through our collection center, we have saved the time of various farmers. Read More
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 10: MAKING LEARNING FUN: THE STORY OF KARKHANAJanuary 20, 2018 Bikas Uhdyami (Lokmani Subedi)
In school, there are separate classes like science, math, art etc. One of the main purposes of education is to get the students ready for work. In class, we solve the math problems for 45 minutes, but in reality, the problem doesn’t come as science or math. Read More
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 9: CONVERTING TRASH INTO MONEY: THE STORY OF KHAALISiSiJanuary 11, 2018 Bikas Udhyami (Lokmani Subedi)
Many people consider us as a normal agent, but we are more than that. It is just the tip of the iceberg. Below that, we are working to eliminate cultural barriers, trying to make this sector respectful and more importantly are working towards finding a long-term solution to the problem of trash. Read More
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 8: Solving Water Scarcity Issues in Nepal: The Story of Best PaaniNovember 20, 2017 Bikas Udhyami (Lokmani Subedi)
Most have to depend on weekly and irregular water supply and resort instead of pulling water via electric motor pumps. As the water pressure rises up, your electricity bill shoots up. But do you know that there is an easy solution to this problem? Best Paani is a social enterprise that provides the solution to the existing water scarcity and increasing demand for water through rainwater harvesting and filtration technologies. Read More