Niraj is currently working as a coordinator of Nepal Economic Forum (NEF) and has over three years of experience working in the financial sector. He holds a M.sc in International Business and Economics from University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany with specialization in International Trade and Financial Econometrics. He is also an MBA graduate from Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) with a major in Finance.

A Matter of Change

A recent visit to Middle Rapti gave me a different perspective on socio-economic development. It provided an interesting observation on the virtual presence of the government and the consequences of haphazard urbanization. Often, we argue that the construction of infrastructure (especially road infrastructure) is necessary for the development of economies. While there is no denying…