Interaction with the Executive Director of Nepal Inter-modal Transport Development Board
NICCI' brief Interactive session with Mr. Ashish Gajurel, Executive Director, Nepal Inter-modal Transport Development Board was held today, 1st August 2021 at NICCI Secretariat and discussed:
Reciprocating the views raised in the discussion, Mr. Gajurel said the completion and smooth running of the Chovar dryport, start the construction of Dodhara Chandani dryport of western Nepal, and conversation of the structure of Intermodal transport aboard into Authority model as his major priorities with due attention and effort on the issues raised in the interaction. Out of the prioritized, he said the first one is almost fulfilled and remaining two are also progressing. He also thanked NICCI for organising very productive and interactive session.
He was also presented the details of the issues and suggestions in the field of trade, transit, logistics, railway, banking and insurance service in bilateral and third country trade, infrastructures in border area to be improved, harmonization of Nepali and Indian Customs code and harmonization of customs automation systems of Nepal and India, viz ASYCUDA of Nepal and ICEGATE of India etc. NICCI had prepared the details of issues and suggestions in consultation with the apex chambers and border area district chambers.
Initiating the program, Mr. Sunil KC, Vice President welcomed Mr. Gajurel at NICCI Secretariat and briefed the purpose of the session. Mr. R.B. Rauniar, Secretary General and Convener of the Trade and Transit Committee briefed on NICCI and existing issues and developments on transit, railways, ICDs, and related issues wherein Mr. Rajan Sharma, Past President, of NEFFA, Mr. Prakash Singh Karki, Chairperson, road and transport committee at FNCCI and Mr. Naresh Agrawal, Sr. Vice President of NEFFA added their view as mentioned above.