43 of 54 machines at Krishi Aujar Karkhana nonetheless operable: Innovation Centre

Employees of National Innovation Centre working at Krishi Aujar Karkhana, Birgunj
Employees of the National Innovation Centre working at Krishi Aujar Karkhana, Birgunj

Kathmandu, November 8

Scientist Mahabir Pun-led National Innovation Centre, authorised to revive Krishi Aujar Karkhana, an agricultural software manufacturing unit owned by the federal government, has discovered that 43 of the 54 machines there are nonetheless operable.

Supposedly Nepal’s first and solely agricultural software manufacturing unit is just not in operation for the previous 20 years. But, lately, the federal government has authorised the NIC to revive and function the manufacturing unit for the subsequent 10 years.

However, these machines aren’t enough to revive the Krishi Aujar Karkhana as they’re primarily based on previous know-how, in accordance with Pun. He says the centre has anticipated help from the federal government to introduce newer know-how.

A cupboard assembly held on September 16 determined to let the centre function the manufacturing unit after reviving it.

Accordingly, the federal government has to finance the operation for the primary yr of the operation, however the precise quantity has not been mounted but.