Bikas Udhyami
KAROBAR CORRESPONDENT
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018
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Bikas Udhyami on Wednesday launched the Udhyami Nepal portal in partnership with National Youth Council. Udhyami Nepal is an online portal that provides aspiring and existing entrepreneurs withbusiness information, and connects skilled workers to persons seeking services, it said in a press note.
Vice-Chairmen of National Youth Council Madhav Dhungel attended the launch programme, it reads, adding that www.udhyaminepal.com portal aims at helping people to become a successful entrepreneur by providing the information they need to start, manage or grow their business.
The platform provides its users as well as its followers on social media across Nepal with relevant, high quality information in easy to understand Nepali regarding various aspects of the business process including business plan development, rules and regulations, management, financing etc thereby serving as a one-stop business guide, it added.
In addition, the platform aims at increasing employment opportunities for unemployed and underemployed skilled workers such as electricians, plumbers and gardeners by connecting them directly to home service seekers in Kathmandu Valley and vice-versa. "For this, Bikas Udhyami signed a MoU with Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), National Skills Testing Board (NSTB)," it said, adding that through the platform, users can also connect to skills development opportunities including those of the Training Division under CTEVT.
On the occasion, Bikas Udhyami also published an e-book ‘Social Entrepreneurship in Nepal: Stories of Young Entrepreneurs Changing the Way Business is Done’.
Through these stories, Bikas Udhyami hopes to inspire others, especially young Nepali, to follow in their footsteps and explore social entrepreneurship in order to contribute to Nepal’s development in innovative ways.