Biz briefs

Revenue collection up

BHADRAPUR: Mechi Customs Office, Kakarbhitta collected Rs 759,144,000 revenue in the first eight months of the current fiscal year. During the same period, the revenue patrolling team of the Royal Nepalese Army, mobilised by the customs office with the objective of controlling the criminal activities and illegal trade along the border area, has seized various contrabands worth Rs 5,940,000. — RSS

TDF sanctions loan

KATHMANDU: Town Development Fund (TDF) has sanctioned a loan of Rs 24,170,355 to Itahari municipality for the construction of the access road to and from the bus terminal. Hemanta Gyawali, executive director of the fund and Krishna Kumar Niraula, executive officer of the municipality signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations here today. — RSS

Farming training ends

DANG: A four-day long herbal farming training organised to safeguard and promote the herbs and help in reducing poverty concluded in Tulsipur on Monday. Farmers have been farming herbs in six hectares of land, which is very fruitful even to control soil erosion, landslides and reduce the damage of earthquake above 2,000 metres above the sea level. 27 participants took part in the training organised with a view to helping the local farmers generate income. — RSS

Role of traders lauded

MAHENDRANAGAR: A talk programme, organised here by Brahmadev Market Management Committee, on Tuesday discussed on the role of the industrialists for the promotion of overall development of trade and industry in Kanchanpur district. — RSS

Enterprise training ends

RASUWA: Three-month long house wiring training run by district cottage and small industry development committee, Rasuwa concluded at the district headquarters Dhunche on Monday. 10 people from different VDCs of the district took part. — RSS