Nepal’s first govt-procured electric car is a policy statement: Planning Commission Vice-Chair Wagle

File image: National Planning Commission Vice-chair Swarnim Wagle National Planning Commission, the country’s apex development strategy formulation body, recently became the first government entity to procure an electric vehicle (EV). Vice-Chairman Swarnim Wagle, who currently uses the car, says his office decided to switch to electric for numerous reasons, and the move in itself is […]

Nepal’s transition to EVs will be faster than India’s: Former Finance Secretary Khanal

When it comes to electric vehicles, former finance secretary Rameshore Khanal has a unique experience. He was not only one of the people to recommend tax rate cuts on the import of electric vehicles, Khanal is a proud owner of an electric car himself. Onlinekhabar’s Abhaya Raj Joshi recently talked to Khanal about the challenges […]