Culture and Development

The question of culture and development in Nepal has many aspects.  In a multi-cultural and multi-lingual country like Nepal these questions are particularly important.  The governments of Nepal at least since 2007 v.s. have been oriented toward development.  Development has often been encouraged to the neglect of cultural recognition and cultural preservation. Development has many aspects. There are many different kinds of development and I can only discus a few here.  I will focus on infrastructural development (roads, irrigation, hydropower), medical development, and social development all as examples of how culture and development are interrelated. Large scale...

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