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Government says Prime Minister Employment Programme created over 2.2 million days of work for over 175,000 people

Minister Gokarna Bista calls the achievement historic, but there are concerns whether such cash distributive schemes will help the country—and the people—in the long run. Government says Prime Minister Employment Programme created over 2.2 million days of work for over 175,000 people
In this file photo, women dig a field under the Prime Minister's Employment Programme in Mangalsen, Accham. Menuka Dhungana/TKP
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : August 2, 2019
Updated at : August 2, 2019 10:12

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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