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Karnali Utsav

Karnali Utsav

Karnali Utsav (Karnali Festival) is a three-day idea festival organized by the Hriti Foundation every year in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali. This open debate is focused on the sustainable economic development of Karnali, socio-cultural identity and the road map for building a prosperous Karnali. The festival is being supported by the Karnali State Government, various local level governments of Karnali and the corporate sector.

Research and Publications

Research and Publications

Hriti Foundation has been conducting various research on issues such as free market economy, economic rights of individuals, rule of law and financial accountability. Foundation has been publishing different publications where policy alternatives for building a prosperous Karnali are include. 

Let's Speak

Let's Speak

Let’s Speak is a regular discussion program on economic-political issues of Karnali Province. This event is held on the first and third wednesday of every month.

PPSP Karnali

PPSP Karnali

The Pre-professional Parliamentary Support Program (PPSP) is a first of its kind in Nepal which is unique and exciting opportunity for young Nepalese citizens of Karnali State to learn law-making and public policy. PPSP Fellows are mentored by a Member of Parliament (MP) of Karnali State and work with the assigned MPs around 26 weeks (16 hours a week), for an active session in a parliament. 

Sawal Udyamiko

Sawal Udyamiko

'Sawal Uddyamiko' is a discussion series which aims to portray the entrepreneurial journey of an entrepreneur. This event is held every second and the last Wednesday of the month.

Parliament Watch

Parliament Watch

Hriti tracks the functioning of the Karnali Provincial Assembly and works with MPs from the assembly across political parties and MPs from Karnali province. Hriti provides a comprehensive and credible resource base to access Parliament-specific data, background information on Parliamentary and governance processes and analysis of key legislative and policy issues.

Welcome

Hriti Foundation is a public policy think tank based in the Karnali Province of Nepal.

Hriti Foundation promotes market-based solutions to resolve the local problems for a prosperous Karnali. It believes in the power of ideas and therefore hosts its flagship program ‘ Karnali Utsav KudaKarnalika’ - a three-day long festival that aims to spark a much-needed debate on the need to  unleash Karnali’s inherent potential and reorient the focus on homegrown solutions. Karnali Utsav Kuda Karnalika is the largest public-private dialogue platform in Karnali. These events see a presence of more than 70 speakers engaging in a constructive discourse across several sessions. These deliberations host federal ministers, provincial Ministers, sectoral experts, policymakers, regulators, business community leaders, civil society actors, and journalists who delve into the prospects of Karnali and challenges she faces both at a political and economic front.

The vision of Hriti is to support the policymakers for a prosperous Karnali where government ensures economic rights of citizens. Its mission is to inform the policy makers and citizens on individual and economic rights through research and advocacy and to set liberal values as the core values of provincial policies.  The foundation actively conducts ‘Let’s Speak’ that is a regular fortnightly discussion series hosted parallelly at different parts of the province. This program engages young intellectuals who discuss on contemporary issues, prospects and challenges that exist in Karnali. Likewise, ‘Karnali Kachahari' is another major program hosted by Hriti. This program is a monthly panel discussion based public event where the foundation brings together province and local policymakers and citizens to discuss sub-national economic.

Partners

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  • Pokhara Research Center

    Pokhara Research Center is a research based, non- partisan organization which focuses on socio-economic dimensions of domestic public policy research. 

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  • Tanneri Chaso Surkhet

    Tanneri Chaso Surkhet is a group of youths of Karnali province who are searching accountability in public service delivery and policy making and making elected representatives accountable by training, research, advocacy and publications.

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  • Atlas Network

    Atlas Network is a nonprofit organization connecting a global network of more than 475 free-market organizations in over 90 countries to the ideas and resources needed to advance the cause of liberty.

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  • Samriddhi Foundation

    A think tank with a mission to promote civil, political and economic freedom.

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  • Hriti Foundation Organized the Karnali Utsav- A Marketplace of Ideas, Second Edition

    Hriti Foundation Organized the Karnali Utsav- A Marketplace of Ideas, Second Edition

    Hriti Foundation organized the second edition of the Karnali Utsav- Kuda Karnalika 2077 on March 10, 11,12  and 13 in Birendranagar Surkhet, capital city of Karnali Province.

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  • 'New budget ignored previous programs ': Stakeholders

    'New budget ignored previous programs ': Stakeholders

    Hriti Foundation organized a discussion program on the budget of the Karnali Province Government for Fiscal Year 2021/22. The budget has been reviewed in the 53rd series of Hriti Foundation's regular discussion series 'Let's Speak' on June 21, 2021. The virtual session was joined by the youth, intellectuals and students from 10 districts of Karnali Province. 

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  • Karnali Province would be established as ‘Mountain Green Economy’: VC Dr Kandel

    Karnali Province would be established as ‘Mountain Green Economy’: VC Dr Kandel

    The remarks were made at the second day of the ‘Karnali Utsav: Kuda Karnali’ discourse held in Karnali Province organized by Hriti Foundation.

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  • Interaction program between MPs and Citizens on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Karnali Provincial Assembly

    Interaction program between MPs and Citizens on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Karnali Provincial Assembly

    Hriti Foundation facilitated the interaction program between MPs and citizens on the occasion of the second anniversary of provincial assembly.

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  • Thematic Committees of Karnali Provincial Assembly are Agreed to Co-work

    Thematic Committees of Karnali Provincial Assembly are Agreed to Co-work

    An inter-committee discussion and interaction program was organized by the Provincial Assembly Secretariat with the technical support of  of UNDP- PSP and Hriti Foundation.

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  • Sawal Udyamiko with Mohan Paudyal (EP 5)

    Sawal Udyamiko with Mohan Paudyal (EP 5)

    Mr. Mohan Paudyal is a famous entrepreneur of Dailekh.  Mr. Paudyal will share about his entrepreneurial journey and shed light on problems and opportunities in entrepreneurship in Karnali. 

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