Nepal Gas jobs

KATHMANDU: Nepal Gas Industry Pvt Ltd has agreed to appoint four workers of Bandevi Transport as suggested by the All Nepal Industrial Labour Association (ANILA). A meeting between the company and the trade unions on Monday agreed to implement the agreement reached between them earlier on January 3. The industry has also agreed to appoint 13 more workers from Bandevi Transport with effect from July 16, said the trade union. According to the agreement, the workers will be held responsible for theft or loss of cash or goods of the industry. If they are found working against rules and regulations, the industry can act according to its regulations. They cannot conduct any meetings, seminars or programmes on the premises of the company. — HNS

Etihad’s new schedule

KATHMANDU: Etihad Airways has published a new summer schedule for its Kathmandu-Abu Dhabi flights for better connectivity and which will come into effect from March 29. Etihad operates four flights a week from Kathmandu to Abu Dhabi. The new schedule will operate as Flight no EY 293 leaving Kathmandu on Sunday and Friday at 09.40 pm and reaching Abu Dhabi at 12.30 am the following days. Two other flights will operate as Flight no EY 291 on Monday and Wednesday leaving Kathmandu at 5.40 pm and reaching Abu Dhabi at 08.30 pm. — HNS

PGDB investment

DAMAULI: The Damauli chapter of Pashchimanchal Gramin Development Bank (PGDB) has invested Rs 30,877,7000 in the agricultural sector. According to bank branch manager Gobardhan Khanal, Rs 27,989, 4000 of the total investment have been recovered. The amount was invested as per the government policy to empower poor women and make them self- employed under the Poverty Alleviation Progarmme. — RSS

Apiaries growing

ILAM: Attraction for commercial beekeeping in western parts of Ilam district has increased. Farmers in Mangalbare, Dhuseni, Phakphok, Lumde and other VDCs have started keeping modern bee-hives in their houses after seeing the scope of high income from bee-keeping with little investment. Two dozen farmers are engaged in commercial beekeeping in Dhuseni VDC. Farmers said they glean up to four kg of honey from each hive at a time. Honey sells for Rs 400 a kg in the village. — RSS