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Tag: "Nepal"

Nepal moratorium on Gutka factories

May 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) in Nepal announced an indefinite moratorium on the registration of new gutka manufacturing units after figures from the Inland Revenue Department showed only 150 of 455 registered gutka factories pay taxes, reports Kantipur Online. Following India’s April 2011 directive banning the sale of gutka in plastic pouches, Indian gutka producers […]

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Former Nepalese factory workers pay demands derailed

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

The government of Nepal is unlikely to meet all of the pay demands of former workers at the Janakpur Cigarette factory, according to a story in the Daily Republica. The factory, which was established in 1965 with the support of the Russian government, has been closed for two years. It used to manufacture popular brands of […]

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