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Corporate social responsibility for a sustainable inclusive growth in India

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Inclusive growth and Sustainability are essential aspects of the core strategy and business practices for cutting edge organizations. Sustainable development and CSR as an agenda, have matured rapidly, and is driven by demand for greater accountability by corporate to society in India. Views on corporate responsibility have contributed to mounting pressure on business to demonstrate its social accountability.

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Stock Market Development and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Nepal

This article examines causal relationship between stock market development and economic growth in Nepal for the period 1994-2011, using unit root test, co-integration, and vector error correction models and developing NEPSE composite index as an indicator of stock market development. The finding suggests that stock market development has significantly contributed to the economic growth in Nepal. In this perspective, a refined policy measures should be adopted to strengthen and improve the role of stock market in order to expedite and maintain the strong growth of the economy.

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Roles of Cooperatives in Poverty Reduction: A Case of Nepal

Massive poverty exists in Nepal. Poverty reduction has been identified as an integrated development approach. In spite of huge potentialities, rural areas have weak domain of transferability. Weak domain of transferability can lead to persistent and chronic poverty. Therefore strategy of breaking vicious poverty cycle should be so designed that will support for a) quality asset, b) strengthen access and c) creates competitive transferability. Cooperative is a member based business with well defined norms and principles.

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Implementing Gender and Differently-able Friendly School Toilets in Nepal

A detailed analysis of water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in four Nepali schools revealed that they have poor water and sanitation facilities and unhygienic environments both in terms of quantity and quality. Inadequate knowledge of the concept of ‘child-friendly’ sanitation facilities, absence of user involvement in the planning and design process, and lack of training and orientation among members of School Management Committees, Parent Teacher Associations and Child Clubs are the main reasons behind this.

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