Developing a Model in Rautahat-1

DNPSF_14S_Developing A Model Village in Rautahat-1_Surya Karki-1

Surya Karki, Daayitwa Fellow with Hon. Madhav Kumar Nepal, Member of Legislature Parliament of Nepal

The term “model village” refers to a balanced model of an actual village, where social, economic, political, cultural, administrative activities are existent in a well-balanced system. The concept note aims to develop a concept of a self-reliant community in Rautahat-1, where villagers living in a model village produce goods and services by themselves in their village area to sustain and foster their lives. In the model village the total area is physically divided into different cluster such as education, health, industry, market, Recreation Park etc. There is a culture of self-respect with strong social harmony, a conducive environment at work and is based on knowledge and capacity, and optimum utilization of locally available resources.

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