Sunday, December 7, 2008

Innovation: 8 Nepali students built an ultra-light aircraft!

Using mostly locally available materials, eight Nepali engineering students built an ultra-light aircraft and successfully completed a test flight yesterday. Interesting stuff!


More here and here. Human capital is not a constraint to growth in Nepal. Policies to promote R&D is lacking in Nepal. There is a high potential for “self-discovery”, but policies to promote them are long lacking.