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Modern beekeeping key to Chepang makeover – Source:

Aaita Ram Chepang, 41, of Raksirang rural municipality in Makwanpur, brought home Rs1.05 million this year by selling honey. His income levels have soared above his wildest expectations by adopting modern beekeeping technology.

When he first started beekeeping, he reared local species of bee by digging a hole in the trunk of trees. But since last year, he has been rearing bees in modern beehives. He rears Mellifera species for honey. Chepang said he earned Rs500,000 by selling honey from 80 beehives last year.

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