The study has been carried by the consortium of Antarprerana Pvt. Ltd., FACTS Nepal and IMC Worldwide in six districts (Kathmandu, Morang, Chitwan, Parsa, Rupandehi and Kaski) with an aim to understand the business climate, entrepreneurial ecosystem, available opportunities and challenges faced by the SMEs. The overall objective of the study is to explore and propose an appropriate average level of subsidy per job created through a challenge fund competition for SMEs.
Antarprerana has accomplished SMEs mapping of six districts and the entrepreneurship ecosystem diagnostic. The report of the survey and ecosystem diagnostic is expected to final by September 2019.