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Google data now shows fewer people in Nepal are staying indoors amid the Coronavirus pandemic

Published May 19, 2020

The Government of Nepal has reported over 350 COVID-19 positive cases and two deaths due to this novel coronavirus as of this writing. To prevent the mass spread, Nepal has been under a national lockdown since March 24.

NepalMap Federal – Explore and understand Nepal using data

Published February 24, 2020

Code for Nepal has just launched the federal version of NepalMap, a web app that puts data about Nepal at your fingertips! Since 2016, this data portal has been the go-to source for many journalists, researchers, entrepreneurs and students; when they are looking for data or data visualizations.

Chart: Companies in Provinces of Nepal

Published October 21, 2019

My Journey at Insight Workshop through the Hawkins Fellowship

Published September 19, 2019

One morning I applied for an academy program in Insight Workshop (IW), a Software Company located in Naxal, Kathmandu. The deadline was just the night before. Luckily my application was counted. (Big thanks to my dearest friend Rachana for this). After a rigorous application process I was selected for the program. I also applied for this program from Hawkins Fellowship Program by Code for Nepal. I got selected as a Hawkins fellow from there too. I can’t express in words the feelings that I had that day. I was so excited and nervous about this journey.

DataHack 2019- crowdsourcing map data to ease the humanitarian and relief activities

Published July 26, 2019

On July 20 and 21, fifteen humanitarian tech enthusiasts came to the DataHack 2019 – Map the districts affected by monsoon in Nepal at Outside’s office in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur. The aim of the DataHack was to map the several districts which have been affected by monsoon rains in Nepal.

First month as a Software Engineer Trainee at Insight Workshop

Published May 28, 2019

I applied for this workshop from both Insight website as well as from Code for Nepal fellowship. It was an amazing feeling to know that I had got selected for both. I thought “WOW! I can do this.” I felt more energetic: all I could feel was positive vibes.