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Seed money for migrant workers, entrepreneurs as government targets employment opportunities inside country

The Kathmandu Post, Nepal, 17 May 2020 - The government has announced a plan to provide initial capital to returnee migrant workers for starting their own ventures in the country.

The plan is aimed at absorbing the Nepali migrant workers who are likely to return from the Covid-19 hit labour destination countries into the domestic labour market.

Presenting the annual policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2020-21, President Bidya Bhandari on Friday said the government would offer seed money to innovative youths, entrepreneurs and returnee migrant workers to start new ventures.

To revive the country’s labour sector, which is devastated due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the government will also help new entrepreneurs with skills development and improve market access, according to the fiscal policies and programmes.

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Source: https://kathmandupost.com/national/2020/05/16/eed-money-for-migrant-workers-entrepreneurs-as-government-targets-employment-opportunities-inside-country

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